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An introduction to mental retardation

Walter H. Ehlers

An introduction to mental retardation

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by Walter H. Ehlers

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Published by Merrill in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Mental retardation -- Programmed instruction.,
    • Developmental disabilities -- Programmed instruction.,
    • Children with mental disabilities -- Services for -- United States -- Programmed instruction.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementWalter H. Ehlers, Curtis H. Krishef, Jon C. Prothero.
      ContributionsKrishef, Curtis H., joint author., Prothero, Jon C., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC570 .E34 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 384 p. ;
      Number of Pages384
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4903476M
      ISBN 100675085268
      LC Control Number76049380
      OCLC/WorldCa2937004

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InAAMR published its first manual on the definitions and classifications of mental retardation also known as an intellectual disability. It gave a standard deviation of only one below the mean or approximately a score of 85 on an IQ test.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, Robert McNeil. Introduction to mental retardation. New York, McGraw-Hill [] (OCoLC) The condition is further divided into four levels of retardation based on IQ, which include mild mental retardation (IQ between and 70), moderate mental retardation (IQ between and ), severe mental retardation (IQ between and ), and profound mental retardation (IQ below 20 or 25) (American Psychiatric Association, ).

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