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Council for Exceptional Children, Division on Mental Retardation
Education and Training of the Mentally Retarded
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Shelves: Memorial Periodicals; Call No.
An international survey of professionals in the field of mental retardation was conducted to determine significant research priorities in the education of students with mild retardation. A total of 67 individuals responded to survey which represented 83.7% of those contacted. Among the issues rated most highly were two clusters: vocational, career education and post-school adjustment and long term effects and generalization of effects of programs. Implications of the survey data are discussed and recommendations are provided.