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capable of being educated; formerly used to describe persons with mild mental retardation (IQ 50–70).


/ed·u·ca·ble/ (ej´u-kah-b'l) capable of being educated; formerly used to refer to persons with mild mental retardation (I.Q. approximately 50–70).


adjective A term referring to a person’s capability of achieving at least a 4th-grade academic level, which is typical of a person with moderate mental retardation (IQ 52–67).


Psychiatry adjective Capable of achieving at least a 4th grade academic level, typical of mild mental retarded–IQ, 52-67. See Challenged, Mental retardation.

Patient discussion about educable

Q. Do you want to learn how we got manipulated by some? I noticed an educational video about Asthma. I hope it helps. Listen to eat and read my answer about it. Thank you for your patience.

A. Listen to what the man tells you right at the beginning of this video. "You are not alone... learning to CONTROL the SYMPTOMS of asthma and COPD... therefore more can be done to help you MANAGE YOUR SYMPTOMS and live a fuller life...". Do you hear what they say to you? Do they talk about curing you from Asthma? NO, they tell you to keep your symptoms and to learn to live with it. Are they interested that you get rid of your Asthma? NO, they just want you to keep it that way, but some shity drugs should keep you asthmatic, so that they can earn money with you... Listen exactly to what people tells you. Learn with this simple example the subtle way they pretend to help you, but they are absolutely not interested to cure you! Do you see the problem which is around us with such hypocrites/pretenders? I am grateful for this good bad example. Asthma can be cured, but you should not know about it. Please learn to understand. I thank you for your attention.

Q. Do you want to learn how we got manipulated by some? I noticed an educational video about Asthma here on this site. I hope it helps. Listen to it and read my answer about it. Thank you for your patience. Does it help you to understand?

A. If you find another video or a text and you are not sure about the content, tell me about it and I will study it and present it here to help you understand with the community. In the moment that you start to listen and read between the lines you will got a kick, but a healthy one. We are here to help you and when I can also teach you this way and it helps you, I will do my best.

I am the topic-manager for "bipolar disorder", "depression" and new for "diabetes" too.

Read my answers with two critical eyes, test me, check me, check it out, to become a professional tester and checker in health and other themes. I check always first my doctors before I keep them. But then the distance is for me irrelevant, because such a good doctor is for me very precious!

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Pretendimos que de estos circulos de reflexion salieran propuestas de nuevas practicas didacticas, autoconstruidas por el colectivo docente, y que establecieran, como ruta articuladora, la ruptura con las practicas tradicionales, a favor de alternativas creativas y desafiantes, que partan del reconocimiento de la condicion humana del sujeto educable.
Los fines educativos considerados en la Ley General de Educacion de Colombia 115 de 1994 propenden por un desarrollo no solo de la personalidad y el caracter del sujeto educable, sino tambien por una formacion en el respeto, cuidado y atencion del otro.
Rarick GL, Widdop JH, Broadhead GD (1970) The physical fitness and motor performance of educable mentally retarded children.
A descriptive analysis of the attainment of selective musical learnings by normal children and by educable mentally retarded children mainstreamed in music classes at the second grade and fifth grade level.
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Specific to particular controversies--such as the vestarian debates, or issues of illegitimacy and marriage--tales of monstrous births "were framed to substantiate the truth of controversial claims and to tell stories that sought to find not just curious readers but educable ones" (11).
On the one hand, they argued that blacks were educable, though degraded by slavery.
Underlying even the texts defending women's education, however, was a certain ambivalence about the role of women in society: if women were indeed deemed educable (by no means a foregone conclusion), the question still remained of what the purpose of this education should be, and by what means it should be attained.
Their belief that Indians were educable led them to found schools (the Casa del Estudiante Indigena, and Moises Saenz's educational station at Carapan, Michoacan) meant to serve racially "pure" Indians and thus demonstrate the viability of cultural assimilation.
We must have teachers who believe in our children, who believe that every child is educable.
The students who were once served in special education under the label educable or mildly mentally retarded have disappeared, as have the work study and vocational programs that prepared them for employment after graduation.
Specifically, the study examined the report of selected Florida special education teachers about (a) their beliefs about the need for providing sexuality education to students classified as educable mentally disabled, (b) the range of sexuality topics they actually taught, (c) their professional preparation in sexuality education, and (d) their beliefs about when sexuality education should be taught.