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    As a society, we have changed our definitions of mental retardation and related categories over time. Why is it important to clearly understand the purpose and use of definitions of mental retardation as they are developed?

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    It is important to understand the purpose and use of definitions of mental retardation as they are developed because there are so many different categories of mental retardation. In most cases, in a single classroom, there are children with three or four different levels of mental retardation. Each has their own necessities. Each has their own level of understanding. It is important to recognize this as an educator to ensure that each student is ...

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    This solution evaluates and presents definitions of mental retardation.

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