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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Ahmad Hassan who is stated to be mentally retarded and cousin of Abou Saria started stabbing the latter with knife and slit his throat.
Ex-post: Kangasalan the municipality for the mentally retarded catering EHSOP110.
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].
International human rights groups have also complained that the Islamic Republic has executed the mentally retarded, although Borujerdi asserted that all countries separate the mentally retarded from other criminals.
We ask the international community and the countries claiming to be the defender of human rights to prevent the execution of Teresa Lewis in the State of Virginia as she is mentally retarded and is incapable of distinguishing good from bad," Head of the parliament's Human Rights Committee Zohreh Elahian told FNA on Monday.
The facility is still in the process of being converted from a mentally retarded persons home to a shelter for young unwed mothers who need help.
Not only would this policy cheapen the value of innocent, helpless human life, it "is especially significant because it will provide the model for how the country treats other cases in which patients are unable to say whether they want to live or die, such as those involving the mentally retarded or elderly people who have become demented.
Students classified as having a specific learning disability are not mentally retarded.