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The Mentally Retarded Child Today -- The Adult Of Tomorrow
Whether the retarded children of today can be the effective adults of tomorrow will depend on the extent to which they have the opportunity to benefit from integrated experiences. Traditionally the schools have been exclusive, refusing to accept children with special problems....
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Title: The Mentally Retarded Child Today -- The Adult Of Tomorrow
From: Speeches Of Rosemary F. Dybwad
Creator: Rosemary F. Dybwad (author)
Date: 1979
Format: Speech
Source: Friends of the Samuel Gridley Howe Library and the Dybwad Family
Keywords: Activists; Advocacy; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Cognitive Disability; Education; Educational Institutions; Family; International League Of Societies For The Mentally Handicapped; Mental Retardation; Parenting; Policy; Puerto Rico; Rosemary Dybwad; Segregation; Social Welfare & Communities; Special Education; United Nations
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: Speech delivered at Symposium of ILSMH, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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