mentally disabled


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mentally disabled

See Cognitively impaired.
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It also calls for probation officers for mentally disabled offenders.
Contemporary tort law articulates a norm in favor of confinement for the mentally disabled.(2) It encourages their institutionalization and discourages their reintegration into the community.(3) This Note argues that a rationale for holding mentally disabled individuals liable for their torts that relies upon a preference for confinement is misplaced, because it creates an incentive to confine a mentally disabled individual even when this might not be in the individual's best interest.
Potential beneficiaries include not only Jews but also Jehovah's Witnesses, Gypsies (Romany), homosexuals and physically or mentally disabled or handicapped people who had assets deposited in banks, performed slave labor for entities that may have deposited revenues in Swiss banks or unsuccessfully sought entry into Switzerland to avoid Nazi persecution.
After attending the Iowa Commission for the Blind, my training was in the field of special education, with emphasis on teaching mentally disabled persons.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported May 11 that Cunanan and Aston "had been intimate." However, a mentally disabled drifter pleaded guilty last year to slaying Aston, and authorities do not believe Cunanan was linked to the crime.
Before she returned to the wider community, she had groups organizing parties for mentally disabled residents and the administration had even agreed to adopt Judy, the dog, as the home's pet.
The vision of a mentally disabled patient dressed as a ghost with a skeleton mask, or of a couple in a dunce, hat and clown suit holding hands on a wide lawn under a dark somber sky, looks like Grimm's fairy tales.
A number of studies identified the health risks of mentally disabled students.
Quincy Public Housing Director Jake Comer went even further, calling for a cap on the number of disabled people in elderly/disabled housing, and telling the press that the elderly have to live in fear of the mentally disabled. All of this, even though, according to Stephen E.
For the purpose of the current study, each rehabilitant was assigned to one of two categories: (a) Competitive labor market, involving work for wages, salary or commission; (b) All other employment outcomes, including sheltered workshops conducted by a nonprofit organization which provides work under special conditions for individuals who are physically or mentally disabled, state-agency-managed business enterprises, keeping house (|homemaker' status) and working without pay on a family farm or in a family business.
She will take the role of a mother who loses her mentally disabled son in a new film titled "Find Me."
Talking to media outside the Parliament House, he said thousands of innocent people had been martyred - millions orphaned, widowed and mentally disabled in Kashmir.