Document Type


Date of Degree Completion


Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Loretta M. Miller

Second Committee Member

J. Wesley Crum

Third Committee Member

Ed K. Erickson

Fourth Committee Member

Dorothy Dean


The purpose of this study was (1) to discover, in selected areas, existing practices in administering and supervising programs for mentally deficient children in Washington State; (2) to discover what common methods were being employed in meeting difficulties in the selected area; and (3) to develop the finding in such a manner that it would be of concrete help to districts contemplating or actually operating such programs.