mentally disabled


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Related to mentally disabled: Intellectual disability, developmental disability, Mental disorders

mentally disabled

See Cognitively impaired.
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She informed the participants of the seminar that mentally disabled children, which were a neglected portion of the society i.
Winsor responded to sustained questioning by noting that abandoning the 70-point IQ cutoff could double the number of death row inmates who claim they are mentally disabled.
A mentally disabled Sudanese student, Momen Ali, 20, started at the early intervention centre at 5.
The minister said the reasons behind the increasing numbers of mentally disabled in Yemen include a lack of specialist hospitals available in the country to treat them.
However, the council has pledged not to make any of the firm's physically or mentally disabled staff redundant.
TUNIS (TAP) - Tunisia's mentally disabled team won 14 medals including 4 gold, 6 silver and 4 bronze at the end of the Special Olympics World Summer Games 2011, held June 25-July 4 in Athens.
Supreme Court in 2002 ruled that states could not execute mentally disabled people.
March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of a news conference outlining years of alleged abuse and neglect of the mentally disabled and the filing of a lawsuit by families, Consejo de Latinos Unidos, a national not-for-profit organization and public charity which educates and assists Latinos and others, demanded that owners and officers of state-funded organizations and vendors face regulatory and criminal review.
Summary: Sale - HRH Princess Lalla Amina, Chairwoman of Special Olympics Morocco and member of the international Advisory Council of Special Olympics, presided, on Thursday in Sale, over a study day benefiting associations and medico-pedagogical centers of the mentally disabled.
18, 2011 (CENS) -- Taiwan's Legislature recently passed the third reading of the revised physically and mentally disabled citizens protection act, stipulating that larger enterprises are not required to hire physically and/or mentally disabled persons of at least 1% of total personnel so long as subsidiaries hire such persons to account for 20% of total employees of subsidiaries.
Bulgaria's prosecutors have vowed to launch a thorough probe into the grisly picture of neglect at the country's state homes for mentally disabled children, where 238 kids have died since 2000.
In 2006 Mark Watts, 44, drowned when two teens pushed him into an Essex lake after filming themselves taunting the mentally disabled man.