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Occupational Information for the Mentally Retarded.

Naomi Abrams, PhD
Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1967;17(5):639-640. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1967.01730290127022.
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The editor has done an adequate job of presenting articles closely related to the topic he chose to cover. He has divided the broad area of occupational information into six major subdivisions: guidance, occupational training, work experience, the sheltered workshop, community placement, and follow-up studies and investigations. Although this sequence, by necessity, frequently overlays itself, it does not detract from the attempt at providing an orderly outline or framework from which to overview the entire field.

The book starts out with a wide range of journal reproductions on the subject of vocational guidance for the mentally retarded. Topics mentioned include high school graduation, the bridge from school to work, evaluation of vocational potentials, and work and personality characteristics of retarded adults.

The next section, on occupational information, surveys criteria for training and prevocational techniques, as well as several articles on specific


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