mental retardation

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The majority (89%) of students with mild mental retardation were identified as needing some type of vocational instruction.
Unfortunately, there has been a paucity of controlled outcome research with regard to the benefits of earth career intervention for students with mental retardation. The heterogeneity of individual characteristics and the life circumstances of students with developmental disorders make it difficult to establish a causal relationship between early interventions and adult employment outcomes.
Many changes have emerged in recent years regarding definitions of mental retardation and treatment available to individuals with mental retardation.
In addition, attitudes regarding persons with specific disabilities such as mental retardation and mental illness appear to be particularly harsh (Corrigan, Green, Lundin, Kubiak, & Penn, 2001; Link & Phelan, 1999; Lyons & Hayes, 1993).
He said the fact that no one in his or his wife's family has mental retardation contributed to the rejection they face by their relatives.He took his children to a special school but since they could not comprehend anything, he pulled them out and stayed with them at home.
hearing impairment, visual impairment, physical disabilities and mental retardation. Junior Special Education Teachers (JSETs BP: 16), having specialization in these areas, were recruited to work in these centers.14 Punjab Special Education Department, in 2012, notified the creation of 270 posts of Senior Special Education Teachers (SSETs BS: 17) in disabilities like physical handicaps, hearing impairment and visual impairment for smooth functioning of these 90 special education centers.
MRI can easily detect many specific etiologic and pathophysiologic conditions that lead to mental retardation which will greatly help the clinician.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To study the factors affecting severity of mental retardation in a tertiary child guidance referral centre.
Most were diagnosed with moderate (67.2%), followed by severe (18.3%) mental retardation. In a similar study by Pillay, [14] 15.2% of the study population were diagnosed with mild, 40.6% with moderate, 38.7% with severe and 1.9% with profound mental retardation.
Keywords: Mental retardation, Family life, Children, Pakistan, Positive contributions.
In 2002, the United States Supreme Court decided Atkins, holding that imposition of the death penalty for defendants with mental retardation violates the Eighth Amendment prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.
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.
31, 2006, and set out to identify potential comorbidities that included developmental delay, language problems, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and psychiatric diagnoses.
When I was doing my pediatrics research in medical school at Meharry Medical College in 1969, I was struck by the finding that many poor African Americans were being diagnosed with mild mental retardation that was attributable to what some people in Nashville, Tenn., called "sociocultural mental retardation."
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