Field of "Mental Retardation" i) In a 1200-1500 word paper (using APA format and a minimum
of three references), discuss the interdisciplinary approach to Mental
Retardation (MR). Identify the disciplines serving individuals with MR and
describe their roles. Include a rationale for interdisciplinary collaboration;
address ways to improve cooperation between disciplines.
ii) Explain the advantages and disadvantages of the various
definitions classifications of MR.
iii) Discuss the problems associated with the interaction of
cultural diversity, linguistic differences, and mental retardation. How can
these problems be resolved?
iv) Discuss the issues surrounding the definition and
classification of students with MR with special and regular educators and
parents of children with MR. Compare their viewpoints. Summarize your
discussion (250-500 words) and submit to your instructor by the end of the