retardation


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Synonyms for retardation

the condition or fact of being made late or slow

Synonyms for retardation

a decrease in rate of change

the extent to which something is delayed or held back

any agent that retards or delays or hinders

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the act of slowing down or falling behind

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A study was conducted to investigate job satisfaction among 35 male and female teachers of students with mental retardation and 300 male and female teachers working in public education sector.
The Kansas Inventory of Parental Perceptions was used to assess mothers' perceptions on the impact of caring for a child with mental retardation.
During his resentencing hearing, the trial court found Hall to be mentally retarded as a mitigating factor but gave it "unquantifiable" weight, finding aggravating factors that outweighed the mental retardation factor, and again sentenced him to death.
After the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Parole refused to commute Hill's sentence to life without parole in July 2012, one of the three psychiatrists who originally said the prisoner did not meet the criteria for mental retardation contacted Kammer to say he was concerned about his previous diagnosis.
His lawyers have appealed to the Supreme Court, arguing that the standard Texas courts use to determine mental retardation is unreasonable and asking the court to clarify how states should gauge mental competency for execution.
Pillay and Sargent (5) evaluated 10 rape survivors with possible mental retardation over the 12-month period ending 30 September 1999.
Key words: Mentally retardation, socio-psychological factors, needs of mentally retarded childrenchildren and parental attitude to them is also presented in this study.
Mental retardation may occur as part of a syndrome or broader disorder but is most commonly an isolated finding (3).
The discovery not only sheds light on this critical neurological process, but also provides information on a form of mental retardation in humans.
Topics include the instructional practices in general, vocational, and nonvocational special education classrooms; the participation of students in various classroom settings; accommodations and support services provided to students; how their experiences compare with those of their classmates; and how students with mental retardation perform academically.
The state Department of Mental Retardation plans to lease group homes for 80 residents of developmental centers in Templeton and Monson by February.
Molecular mechanisms of mental retardation in Down syndrome.
In my hometown, the nonprofit Center for Mental Retardation changed its name to the Arc of Greater Cleveland last month.
Items on the survey instrument included questions assessing present and prior contact with and exposure to mental retardation, as well as five inclusion-related attitude scales that reflect the major dimensions shown in Figure 1.
These vascular malformations can cause several neurologic abnormalities, including seizures, mental retardation, hemiparesis, and behavioral disorders.