Julie Shuer, Florence Clark, Stanley P. Azen; Vestibular Function in Mildly Mentally Retarded Adults. Am J Occup Ther 1980;34(10):664–670. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.34.10.664
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The purpose of this study was to compare the duration of nystagmus in mildly mentally retarded and normal adults as measured by the Southern California Postrotary Nystagmus Test. The results revealed that the retarded males demonstrated attenuated duration of nystagmus. These findings support the need for further investigation of possible sensory integrative deficits in this population so that proper treatment can be provided.
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