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Mental Retardation Helpline

Clearinghouse on Aging and Developmental Disabilities

Aim is to promote independence, productivity, inclusion and self-determination of older adults with mental retardation. Provides training, technical assistance and materials to patients, families and professionals.
Voice: 1-800-996-8845
Verified: 11/23/2009

American Association on Intellectual and Development Disabilities

General information on mental retardation.
Voice: 1-800-424-3688
Verified: 11/23/2009

The above information was "verified" as correct on the date at the end of each entry. Since American Self-Help Group Clearinghouse's database is extensive but staffing is limited and information for these organizations can change, it is not possible to keep every entry in American Self-Help Group Clearinghouse database completely current and accurate. Please check with the organizations listed for the most current information.

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WebMD Medical Reference from the American Self-Help Clearinghouse

Last Updated: May 11, 2011
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