intellectual disability


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intellectual disability

n.
A disorder with childhood onset that is characterized by limitations in intellectual functions, such as reasoning and learning, and difficulty carrying out the functions of daily life. Also called intellectual development disorder.
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Virginia that the execution of people with intellectual disability was a ocruel and unusual punishment,o misconceptions about intellectual disability, and state definitions of it; the history of the American death penalty; Atkins v.
The Report specifically examines the following areas to determine how the direct support workforce can be sustained so people with intellectual disability are included and engaged in all aspects of society:
25%), with prevalence among boys also significantly higher for intellectual disability (1.
A University of Nebraska Medical Centre researcher and his team at the Munroe-Meyer Institute have found a mechanism and a possible therapeutic fix for autism and intellectual disability, it was reported yesterday.
Ogg asked for Moore's sentence to be reduced to life in prison, and her brief also asked Texas to create a new way of determining intellectual disability - one that sticks to the medical books.
Conclusion: The prevalence of non-suicidal self-injury among children with intellectual disability was higher as compared to those with hearing loss.
Findling, MD, reviewed current evidence-based pharmacotherapy options for mental health problems in people with intellectual disability (Curr Opin Psychiatry.
This study adopts the concept of intellectual disability proposed by the American Association of Mental Retardation (AAMR), referred to as:
It was further hypothesized that there will be a significant difference on above stated variables among mothers having only child with intellectual disability; having only female children other than intellectually disable child; and mothers having both male and female children other than child with intellectual disability.
They do not have an indication for youth with intellectual disability, and they do not seem to affect the core symptoms of autism spectrum disorders, such as social and communication difficulties, or the core symptoms of intellectual disability, such as problems with understanding and responding appropriately to information from the outside world.
These include emotional, social, financial, marital problems of mothers, behavioural problems of the children with intellectual disability affecting the mothers.
Section V assesses the protections mandated by the Constitution in light of current professional and scientific standards for analyzing intellectual disability.