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Approaches to research in mental retardation

[Symposium on Research Design and Methodology in Mental Retardation (1959] Philadelphia)

Approaches to research in mental retardation

proceedings of the 1959 Woods Schools Conference.

by [Symposium on Research Design and Methodology in Mental Retardation (1959] Philadelphia)

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Published by Woods Schools in [Langhorne, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children with mental disabilities -- Education -- Congresses,
  • Education -- Research

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWoods Schools., American Association on Mental Deficiency. Project on Technical Planning in Mental Retardation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC4005 .S9 1959
    The Physical Object
    Pagination227-432 p.
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5969444M
    LC Control Number65073183
    OCLC/WorldCa606531

    Fragile X syndrome is the most common inherited form of mental retardation. Now substantially revised and updated, this acclaimed book discusses the clinical approach to diagnosing the disorder, supported by the latest research in epidemiology, molecular biology and genetics, and neuropsychology. MENTAL RETARDATION AND THE FUTURE Edited By Kevin B. McGovern and Philip L. Browning Rehabilitation Research and Training Center in Mental Retardation Monograph No. 5 College of Education Department of Special Education University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon April,

    Evaluating Mental Retardation The history of mental retardation originated during the era of therapeutic papyri of Thebes, Egypt (Biasini, Bray, Grupe, & Huffman). Although the concept was unclear, because of complications in translation, these documents evidently refer to psychological and biological disabilities due to damages of the brain (Biasini). Variations and Characteristics of Mental Retardation Essay example Words | 5 Pages. Mental Retardation is an old fashioned term for people who have problems learning and developing, but is defined as a disability characterized by significant limitations both in intellectual functioning and behaviors in expressing conceptual, social and practical skills in approximately one to three.

    There are over causes of mental retardation. There are no exact causes for mental retardation but some things are associated with the disability for example childbirth difficulties, and a childhood brain injury can all lead to mental retardation. Suggested Citation:"References."National Research Council. Mental Retardation: Determining Eligibility for Social Security gton, DC: The National.


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Intertwined with each theme is a mounting body of research on genetic mental retardation syndromes. We first review recent progress in each of the three domains—psychopathology, families, and development—based on studies of groups with heterogenous or nonspecific mental by: Chapters 9 thru 12 present the strongest coverage available in any introductory text on instructional issues and applications for teaching students with Approaches to research in mental retardation book retardation.

“Research That Made a Difference” features throughout the text provide students with valuable insight into research-based practices that have made an impact on the field Cited by: International Review of Research in Mental Retardation is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, syndromes, etc.

of mental retardation. Contributors come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences.

When treating persons with mental retardation, the clinician must be attuned to. the cognitive level and adjust the treatment techniques for that person. Among. individuals with mental retardation. This book reviews theoretical and empirical work in the developmental approach to mental retardation.

Armed with methods derived from the study of typically developing children, developmentalists have recently learned about the mentally retarded child's own development in a variety of areas. These areas now encompass many aspects of cognition, language, social and adaptive functioning, as well.

Over the past two decades, mental retardation research converges on three general themes: co-occurring mental retardation and psychopathology; families of offspring with mental retardation; and the developmental approach regarding behavioral sequences and by: International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, syndromes, etc.

of mental retardation. This thematic volume, "Health Issues in Down Syndrome," will cover health issues for individuals across the life span. Research in mental retardation: Toward an etiologic approach Article in Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 42(1) January with 36 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

One such approach is the University of Washington 4-digit diagnostic code (28). This approach attempts to score the magnitude of expression of four key features (growth deficiency, facial phenotype, brain dysfunction and gestational alcohol exposure) in a reproducible manner.

the retardation. Consequently, they suggest categorizing MR into cultural/familial and organic groups, based on the presence or absence of a known organic etiology.

This two-group approach is one of the most well documented distinctions in the mental retardation literature over the last century. CAUSES OF MENTAL RETARDATION - ETIOLOGY.

As noted by the title, the single major thrust of this volume is to review approaches to the treatment of behavior disorders in persons with mental retardation from a nondrug perspective.

Research article Full text access The Role of the Basal Ganglia in the Expression of Stereotyped, Self-Injurious Behaviors in Developmental Disorders Howard C.

Cromwell, Bryan H. King. mental retardation, below average level of intellectual functioning, usually defined by an IQ of below 70 to 75, combined with limitations in the skills necessary for daily living. Daily living skills include such things as communication, the ability to care for oneself, and the ability to work.

A standard research design for studies of cognitive aspects of mental retardation included two groups of participants: individuals with mental retardation and individuals of normal intelligence.

To address the many misunderstandings about intelligence and its assessment, this chapter covers the following topics: (1) intelligence theory and test use from a historical perspective; (2) intelligence tests used commonly in the diagnosis of mental retardation; (3) assessment conditions that affect examinees' assessed cognitive performance; (4) the use of total test scores, like full-scale IQs, and subscores Author: Daniel J.

Reschly, Tracy G. Myers, Christine R. Hartel. Mental Retardation in America includes essays with a wide range of authors who approach the problems of retardation from many differing points of view. This work is divided into five sections, each following in chronological order the major changes in the treatment of people classified as retarded/5(5).

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(shelved 2 times as mental-retardation) avg rating — 1, ratings — published. Mental Retardation: A Life Span Approach to People With Intellectual Disabilities - 8th edition and mental retardation. Includes current research findings regarding infants, toddlers, adults, and senior citizens with mental retardation.

Considers changes in the field, topics associated with new knowledge, and shifts in society's views.presenting a psychological approach to mental retardation, this text begins with a discussion of theories of intelligence, problems of definition, and the current status of the field of mental retardation.

a section on etiology and syndromes presents information on genetic factors and genetic syndromes and the physical and psychological environments as factors in mental by: 2.card sight word approach, a fading approach or a tactile-kinesthetic approach” with students with moderate and severe mental retardation.

The IQs of the participants ranged from