mental retardation

  1. lack of normal development of intellectual capacities
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  • It can cause athetoid cerebral palsy characterized by uncontrollable tremors or writhing movements of the limbs, body and face, hearing loss, problems with vision and teeth and, sometimes, mental retardation.
  • The condition is characterized by aqueductal stenosis, severe mental retardation and in half of the affected children, an adduction thumb deformity. Hydrocephalus
  • Individuals with developmental delay or mental retardation, birth defects, multisystem medical problems, unusual facial features or failure to thrive are referred for evaluation and diagnosis of a genetic syndrome or a chromosomal abnormality. Evaluation, counseling, follow-up care
  • Alcohol abuse can cause mental retardation, malformation, growth retardation, miscarriage, and behavioral disorders in infants.
  • The second part is the relation between universal design of signage and persons with mental retardation.
  • Whereas mental retardation is sometimes genetic in nature, this form of behavior is environmental usually resulting in too much right-wing “news”, daytime television, and other environmental factors. Think Progress » At Bush-Cheney Alumni Reunion, Bush Says Jimmy Carter’s Criticisms Made His Life ‘Miserable’
  • Speech therapy is generally not appropriate for use in prelingual children when there is no identified underlying medical condition or there is no possibility of the child reaching an age-appropriate level of speech (e.g., speech therapy for learning disabilities, autism, developmental delay or mental retardation; therapy provided for aversion to food, the inability to construct sentences, stuttering or tongue thrust) (Johnson, 2005; Bressmann, 2005; Kroll, 2005). Kim Stagliano: Stigma Healthcare: Shut Up Kid!
  • Sometimes the speech is adequate in amount but conveys little information because it is overconcrete, overabstract, repetitive, or stereotyped (poverty of content). amentia Subnormal development of the mind, with particular reference to intellectual capacities; a type of severe mental retardation. anosognosia The apparent unawareness of or failure to recognize one†™ s own functional defect apathy Lack of feeling, emotion, interest, or concern. Think Progress » Bush Claims Program That Monitors Tens of Millions of Americans ‘Strictly Targets Al Qaeda’
  • And indeed the Court this time held that executions of persons with mental retardation did violate the Eighth Amendment's proscriptions against cruel and unusual punishment.
  • Survey On Physical Function Developmental Level Of Students With Mental Retardation In beijing.
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