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Title Mental retardation sourcebook : basic consumer health information about mental retardation and its causes, including down syndrome, fetal alcohol syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, genetic conditions, injury ... / edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon
Edition First edition
Published Detroit, Mich. : Omnigraphics, [2000]


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Description xiii, 642 pages ; 24 cm
Series Health reference series
Health reference series.
Summary "Mental Retardation Sourcebook, First Edition provides basic consumer health information about mental retardation, its causes, and prevention strategies. Topics such as parenting issues, educational implications, health care needs, employment and economic matters, and legal issues are included. A glossary helps define terms used by health-care providers, educators, lawmakers, attorneys, and advocates. A directory of organizational resources featuring up-to-date contact information, including websites and E-mail addresses, and a list of other reading material offer additional help to readers seeking further information."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Intellectual disability -- Popular works.
Children with mental disabilities -- Popular works.
Consumer education.
Author Shannon, Joyce Brennfleck.
LC no. 00021692
ISBN 0780803779 library binding alkaline paper