Severe Developmental Disabilities

  • Helen Evans
  • Eliezer Schwartz
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series (NSSB)

Abstract

In his “Presidential Address of 1984,” presented to the readers of the journal Mental Retardation, H. J. Grossman stated:

Mental Retardation is a clinical term used to describe certain clinical manifestations which can be assessed clinically. Developmental disabilities, on the other hand, is not a clinical term. It includes individuals who have a variety of physical and clinical disorders, each with different implications for clinical care, education, and program planning, (p. 3)

Keywords

Mental Retardation Adaptive Behavior Disable Child Mental Deficiency Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helen Evans
    • 1
  • Eliezer Schwartz
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Illinois School of Professional PsychologyOne Quincy CourtChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Ray Graham Association for the HandicappedElmhurstUSA

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