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mentally handicapped school leavers

Alastair Heron

mentally handicapped school leavers

a follow-up study.

by Alastair Heron

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Published by Evaluation Research Group, University of Sheffield in Sheffield .
Written in English


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SeriesE.R.G. reports -- no.13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13722956M

Mentally handicapped children cannot learn to read until they are nine, ten, or eleven years of age. Thus, all of the children in first grade are reading long before the mentally handicapped child has attained the ability to learn this skill. The same is true in the other kinds of experiences that are found in most first grade classes. Disability Scholarships. Passed in , the Americans with Disabilities Act has required schools to accommodate the needs of their disabled students, breaking down many barriers that prevented students from accessing educational resources, and enabling more people to enjoy the full benefits of a college education.

This short book is a tragic, first hand account of being the mother of a child who although born normal, became retarded as she grew physically but not mentally during her childhood. This child, we now know, had an inherited genetic disorder called PKU, phenyketonuria, that poisons the brain and causes mental retardation if not treated early /5. The physically and mentally handicapped were viewed as "useless" to society, a threat to Aryan genetic purity, and, ultimately, unworthy of life. At the beginning of World War II, individuals with mental or physical disabilities were targeted for murder in what the Nazis called the "T-4," or "euthanasia," program.

Some facilities may care for children who are disabled up to the age of 22, due to state laws that allow disabled children more time to complete their high school education. The wide range of options emphasizes why it is so important to visit the school and go through the checklist above in addition to the questions and concerns you add to the Author: Charlotte Gerber.   If you are in your mid to late 50s or older and have an intellectually disabled adult child living at home, you are part of the first generation whose disabled kids may well outlive them. Advances in.


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