mentally retarded


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Noun1.mentally retarded - people collectively who are mentally retarded; "he started a school for the retarded"
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
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On Saturday night, when he came back he saw a man in his house, on this, he became furious and shot dead three members of his family including wife, Ruqaya and two daughters, Komal, 22-year old, Rida 18-year old and injured his mentally retarded son Ashtar Abbas.
According to media reports, one Qaisar Ahmad told the police that his brother Fahd Mushtaq was mentally retarded who remained admitted into Lahore National hospital.
Major organization : STEADY STATE BUDGET ESTABLISHMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICE POPULATION OF THE BRYANSK REGION "DUBROVSKY ORPHANAGE FOR MENTALLY RETARDED CHILDREN"
In this study, dermatoglyphic patterns of mentally retarded children are compared with the controls.
This study is aimed at investigating the agility parameters of 15 volunteer mentally retarded male children who are actively engaged in sports in private educational institutions.
Winsor said that state law has determined ''they are not mentally retarded if they don't have an IQ score of 70 or below.
MOS said that government is committed to improve the services for mental health at all hospitals to ensure the provision of better medical care to mentally retarded people.
The test results came two years after the Supreme Court ruled the execution of mentally retarded convicts was a breach of the Constitution's Eighth Amendment ban on excessive punishment in (http://www.
Ed Shettle, an assistant district attorney in Jefferson County, where Wilson was prosecuted, said the convicted murderer was not determined to be mentally retarded during his two trials for the crime.
Previous reports have revealed that many institutions for mentally retarded patients have problem with endemic amebiasis and giardiasis [26,27,34].
A cross sectional study of 120 mentally retarded children of age 6-18 years was conducted in Faisalabad and Islamabad districts by using convenient sampling technique.