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Mental Handicap: The World Scene
There is no one country which has all the answers for coping with the problem of mental retardation. New discoveries are made, new developments take place in many countries, and one of the main functions of the parent associations has been to act as an international communications network to make new developments more widely known and to insist -- and insist -- that the authorities put this new knowledge to use....
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Title: Mental Handicap: The World Scene
From: Speeches Of Rosemary F. Dybwad
Creator: Rosemary F. Dybwad (author)
Date: 1975
Format: Speech
Source: Friends of the Samuel Gridley Howe Library and the Dybwad Family
Keywords: Activists; Advocacy; Canada; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Cognitive Disability; Education; Educational Institutions; England; Family; Government; Human Rights; Identity; International League Of Societies For The Mentally Handicapped; International Relations; Legislation; Mental Retardation; Parenting; Policy; Rosemary Dybwad; Self Help; The Arc; United Nations
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: Speech delivered at the Kings Fund Centre, London.

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