Mental Retardation in Juvenile Fiction

  • Barbara H. Baskin
  • Karen H. Harris


As the process of mainstreaming gathers momentum, educators are beginning to evaluate the initial results of this integration movement, hoping to capitalize on demonstrated gains and minimize or redirect unproductive procedures. As with many social changes, philosophical and legal advances have preceded the field’s readiness to accommodate recommended adjustments. This lack of congruence between theory and practice has resulted in many damaging placements of special needs children.


Mental Retardation Handicapped Child Disable Person Comic Book Retarded Child 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Barbara H. Baskin
    • 1
  • Karen H. Harris
    • 2
  1. 1.Office of Special EducationState University of New York at Stony BrookStony BrookUSA
  2. 2.University of New OrleansNew OrleansUSA

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