The Division on Mental Retardation

Kidd, John
November 1965
Exceptional Children;Nov1965, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p216
Academic Journal
The article provides information about the Division of Mental Retardation in the U.S. It was organized in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in April 1963. The division's purpose was to advance the education and welfare of the mentally retarded, research in the education of the mentally retarded, competency of educators engaged in the field, public understanding of mental retardation, and legislation needed to help accomplish the goals. Members of the Council for Exceptional Children automatically qualify for the division. Its newsletter is published quarterly.


Related Articles

  • ALERT.  // Focus on Exceptional Children;Jan1972, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p11 

    This article presents information about events related to special education that are likely to be held in 1972. The Council for Exceptional Children's 50th Anniversary International Convention will be held in Washington D.C., on March 19-25, 1972. The Third Annual Regional Workshop in Physical...

  • Study on Qualifications and Preparation for Teachers of Exceptional Children Made Possible by Grant.  // Exceptional Children;Mar1952, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p185 

    The article reports on the grant that made possible the study on qualifications and preparation for teachers of exceptional children in the U.S. The author said that, though attempts on accommodating school children had been accomplished, still thousands of children with physical or mental...

  • Sex Education for the Exceptional Person: A Rationale. Maddock, James // Exceptional Children;Jan1974, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p273 

    The article examines some of the assumptions and rationales which are the basis for arguing that exceptional persons should receive a comprehensive sexual education through formal instruction and individualized counseling for both their own and society's eventual good. It first explains the two...

  • Demonstrating Physical Fitness Improvement in the EMR. Solomon, Amiel; Pangle, Roy // Exceptional Children;Nov1967, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p177 

    It was the purpose of this study to assess changes in physical development in educable mentally retarded boys as a result of a structured physical education program. Included in the study were 42 boys (24 experimental and 18 control). From the posttest and followup data analyses the following...

  • Effects of Physical Education on the Intellectual, Physical, and Social Development of Educable Mentally Retarded Boys. Corder, W. Owens // Exceptional Children;Feb1966, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p357 

    Eight retarded boys were given an intensive 20 day program of physical education. Eight retarded boys designated as ‘officials’ met each day with the training group while eight retarded boys served as controls. Pretest and posttest were given on the WISC, the PFT and the Cowell...

  • Are special educators prepared to meet the sex education... May, Deborah C.; Kundert, Deborah K. // Journal of Special Education;Winter96, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p433 

    Questions if teachers are equipped to teach sex education to students with special needs. References to related studies; Methodology used; Results and discussion.

  • Parental Reactions To Developmental Disabilities In Chinese American Families. Ryan, Angela Shen; Smith, Michael J. // Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal;Winter89, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p283 

    Families of Chinese American children with mental retardation and developmental disabilities were interviewed regarding their attitudes and coping experiences. Chinese American parents, like other American parents, reacted to the crisis with intense feelings and needs. The parents revealed a...

  • Author's Comment. Kolstoe, Oliver P. // Exceptional Children;Feb1966, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p402 

    The article discusses the reaction of the author on the review of his book "A High School Work-Study Program for Mentally Students." He argued that the reviewer did not follow the conventional format of indicating the scope and coverage of the book. He added that the reviewer misinterpreted the...

  • Identification of the Gifted. DeHaan, Robert F. // Education;Nov1959, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p135 

    The article deals with the problem of identification of gifted children at the elementary level in the U.S. The term gifted children is generally used to mean the academically talented as measured by standardized intelligence and achievement tests. This usage is particularly popular at the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics