Title

Health Education and the Developmentally Disabled

Document Type

Article

Language

eng

Format of Original

7 p.

Publication Date

1988

Publisher

Springer

Source Publication

Journal of the Multihandicapped Person (Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities)

Source ISSN

0892-7561

Abstract

This article addresses the need for health education programs tailored to meet the needs of the developmentally disabled. Educational aspects of prevention of developmental disabilities are discussed. Tailoring of health assessment and educational techniques for the developmentally disabled is discussed and recommended. In addition, the need for training of professionals who work with the developmentally disabled is defined and encouraged.

Comments

Journal of the Multihandicapped Person (Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities), Vol. 1, No. 4 (1988): 327-333. DOI.