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Helping the mentally retarded acquire play skills

a behavioral approach

by Paul Wehman

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Published by C. C. Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with mental disabilities -- Recreation.,
  • Play.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Paul Wehman, with a contribution by Marty Abramson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV183.7 .W43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 231 p. ;
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4890985M
    ISBN 100398036047
    LC Control Number76023131

    Research on teaching recreation skills to adults labeled mentally retarded Article in Loisir et Societe 7(1) June DOI: / How to Raise a Socially Intelligent Child. Your child lives in a very complicated social world. This has always been true for children: all parents can remember their own tears or rage at the cruelty of another child; all parents can remember wanting desperately to be .

      The moderately intellectually disabled have the capacity to acquire academic skills comparable to those of a non-impaired second grade student, which would include basic counting, telling time and recognizing commonly used words. The other forms of intellectual disability are usually associated with deformities of the face or head.   I remember one young man who was originally diagnosed as mildly mentally retarded. He was pushed along in school by his well-meaning parents and well-meaning teachers. He graduated from high school and went to community college, where he bombed out miserably. The content was just overwhelming, and he left.

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Helping the mentally retarded acquire play skills by Paul Wehman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wehman, Paul. Helping the mentally retarded acquire play skills. Springfield, Ill.: C.C. Thomas, © Paul Wehman is a Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University, and an early pioneer of supported 's primary interests are in transition from school to work, supported employment, business partnerships, and return to work.

Wehman is Chairman for the Division on Rehabilitation Research at Virginia Commonwealth. Obviously, the mentally retarded adolescent is a sexual being, whose reproductive ability, sexual interests, and sexual activity range from high to low, "just like the rest of the population."4 Cited by: American Journal of Mental Deficiency,75, Nirbhay N.

Singh and Alan S. Winton Wehman, P. Toward a social skills curriculum for developmentally disabled clients in vocational settings. Rehabilitation Literature,36, Wehman, P. Helping the mentally retarded acquire play skills: A behavioral by: More editions of Helping the Mentally Retarded Acquire Play Skills: A Behavioral Approach: Helping the Mentally Retarded Acquire Play Skills: A Behavioral Approach: ISBN () Hardcover, Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd, Helping The Mentally Challenged Children Education Essay teachers who pay attention to the needs of all the children individually providing them the proper guidance needed to acquire skills necessary to succeed in their life.

Most of the students who come in markaz-e-umeed are mentally retarded they are physically old but their minds. Author(s): Wehman,Paul; Abramson,Marty Title(s): Helping the mentally retarded acquire play skills: a behavioral approach/ by Paul Wehman ; with a contribution by Marty Abramson.

Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Springfield, Ill.: Thomas, c Ye Olde Book Shoppe 9 followers ( 's feedback score is ) % has % Positive Feedback Save this seller. Mental Retardation Definition Mental retardation is a developmental disability that first appears in children under the age of It is defined as an intellectual functioning level (as measured by standard tests for intelligence quotient) that is well below average and significant limitations in daily living skills (adaptive functioning).

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Helping the Mentally Retarded Acquire Play Skills: A Behavioral Approach by Paul Wehman, PH.D. Adaptive skills come from adaptive behavior, or the conceptual, social, and practical skills that individuals have learned and use in their daily lives. These skills, in addition to Intelligence Quotient (IQ) scores, are assessed by professionals in diagnosing an intellectual disability.

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