Article evaluates current educational programs and practices for students who traditionally and commonly have been referred to as having mild mental retardation. It does so by examining miild intellectual disabilities within the context of historical trends, current developments, and future directions in terminology, definition, prevalence, educational environments, and transitional services. Additionally, recommendations for educational practices and future research directions are discussed.
Polloway, A. P., Lubin, J., Smith, D. J., & Patton, J. R. (2010). Mild Intellectual Disabilities: Legacies and trends in concepts and educational practices. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 45(1), 54-68.