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  • American Association on Mental Retardation. (2002). Mental retardation: Definition, classification, and systems of supports (10th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. (See contact information below.)

  • Baker, B., & Brightman, A. (with Blacher, J., Heifetz, L., Hinshaw, S., & Murphy, D.). (2004). Steps to independence: Teaching everyday skills to children with special needs (4th ed.). Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes. (Telephone: 800.638.3775. Web: http://www.brookespublishing.com)

  • Kaufman, S. (1999). Retarded isnít stupid, Mom! (Rev. ed.). Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes. (See contact information above.)

  • Trainer, M (1991). Differences in common: Straight talk on mental retardation, Down syndrome, and life. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House. (Telephone: 800.843.7323. Web: http://www.woodbinehouse.com)
Organizations

  • The Arc of the United States
    1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 650
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    301.565.3842
    Email: Info@thearc.org
    Web: http://www.thearc.org
    http://www.TheArcPub.com

  • American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR)
    444 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 846
    Washington, DC 20001-1512
    202.387.1968; 800.424.3688 (outside DC)
    Web: http://www.aamr.org

  • Division on Developmental Disabilities
    The Council for Exceptional Children
    1110 North Glebe Road, Suite 300
    Arlington, VA 22201-5704
    888.232.7733; 703.620.3660
    866.915.5000 TTY
    Email: cec@cec.sped.org
    Web: http://www.dddcec.org


Sourced from: Mental Retardation Fact Sheet (FS8)
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Revision: January 2004

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