2 edition of mentally handicapped and their families found in the catalog.
mentally handicapped and their families
1961 by O.U.P. .
Written in English
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older child—differ from the skills mentally retarded persons routinely execute. “Similarly, there is no reason to believe that mentally retarded parents are unable to preserve the health and safety of their children. Mentally retarded parents may have a tendency to “under-protect”’ their children; [FN64] such treatment, however, can.
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