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Identification and Diagnosis of the Needs of the Educationally Retarded and Disadvantaged

by Walter B. Barbe - 1967

The identification and diagnosis of the educational needs of retarded and disadvantaged children and youth assume special significance in this day of great concern for the conservation of human talent. It cannot be denied that talent has been wasted and that only in recent years has it been widely accepted that much of this waste is found in the group known as the educationally retarded and disadvantaged. They have been neglected less, perhaps, from lack of concern than from a lack of understanding them.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 66, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 68 Number 9, 1967, p. 97-120
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19678, Date Accessed: 1/20/2022 11:18:34 AM

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  • Walter Barbe
    Highlights for Children
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    WALTER B. BARBE is the editor-in-chief of the Highlights for Children magazine.
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