Written in a positive, upbeat, and often humorous style, this book provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of issues related to mental retardation. It dispels the many myths regarding what mental retardation is and how it affects the individual's future. It also explores topics related to education, residential programs, vocational options, social skills, trust funds, sexuality, the rights of parents, and numerous other issues that are paramount to raising a happy, healthy child with cognitive difficulties. In addition to supplying hundreds of practical teaching strategies, Mental Retardation Doesn't Mean 'Stupid'! also furnishes readers with scores of useful resources, including websites, professional organizations, and support groups. It is an essential tool for parents, teachers, and other individuals involved in the life of someone is developmentally developed
About the Author
Robert Evert Cimera is an associate professor of special education at the University of Wisconsin. He has taught students with severe mental retardation and behavior disorders.
- Contributor: Robert Evert Cimera
- Imprint: Rowman & Littlefield Education
- ISBN13: 9781578863532
- Number of Pages: 296
- Packaged Dimensions: 206x227x18mm
- Packaged Weight: 467
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
- Release Date: 2006-02-08
- Binding: Paperback / softback
- Biography: Robert Evert Cimera is an associate professor of special education at the University of Wisconsin. He has taught students with severe mental retardation and behavior disorders.