developmental disability

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developmental disability

n.
A physical, cognitive, or emotional impairment, often caused by a neurodevelopmental disorder such as cerebral palsy or autism spectrum disorder, that appears early in life and limits a person's ability to learn, communicate, or perform one or more activities of daily life.

developmen′tal disabil′ity


n.
a disability, as cerebral palsy or mental retardation, that begins at birth or at an early age and hinders or delays normal development.
developmen′tally disa′bled, adj.
Translations

de·vel·op·men·tal dis·a·bil·ity

n. inhabilidades de desarrollo o pérdida de una función adquirida debido a causas congénitas o post natales, tales como la adquisición del lenguaje o la habilidad motora o social.
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It is due to Whatsapp forwards that rumours are spread about child-lifters being active in the area which makes locals grow suspicious and they end up nabbing mentally challenged persons," Parihar told ANI here.
Cairo: A video, showing a group of youth taking turns in assaulting a mentally challenged boy in an Egyptian province, has triggered outrage in the country.
He noted that Home of Hope for mentally challenged people organisation had been running for three years.Kefhitilwe aka Dj Phat-Tee, who is also a music promoter, said the spirit of giving back to the community after hosting events was essential for organisers alike.He added that having a successful event was dependent on the support they would receive from the community and encouraged people to attend in large numbers to ensure that their dream was achieved.
The term is a corruption of the 'Greyhound therapy' practice in the United States in the 1960s where authorities purchased bus tickets to make the mentally challenged people other town's problem.
The tacit admission by the Indian forces that there is no specific mechanism to deal with mentally-challenged persons near the camps came barely two days after Rayees Ahmad Wani, a mentally challenged person was shot dead outside an Indian army camp in Shopian while in February this year, a mentally-challenged aged person was killed outside Air Force Station in Srinagar.
The victim's father Khair Mohammad Khoso in a first information report had said the men had gang raped his mentally challenged daughter while she was busy collecting fodder for their livestock.
The father is believed to be mentally challenged and suffers from fits of rage.
The father is believed to be mentally challenged and suffers from fits of rage.Local police have started registered a case and an investigation is underway.
Mrs Anene was among the twelve fully recovered inmates of the Home for the Mentally Challenged Nteje that were handed over to their families during an event to mark this year's International Women's Day which had its theme as ' Press for Progress.'
Police describe the victim as mentally challenged'FAISALABAD: A woman patient on late Sunday night was raped by a security guard and his accomplice at government-run Allied Hospital, Faisalabad, reported a local media outlet.According to the outlet, the woman, resident of Jhumra, arrived in the hospital at night where the security guard deceitfully took her to the backside of the burns ward and sexually abusedher with the help of an accomplice".
Tenders are invited for Heightening Of Boundary Wall At Biju Patnaik Special School For Mentally Challenged At Tanwat In Nuapada District For The Year 2017-18
Gliding from present to past, Across the China Sea details how the children were taken from their mentally challenged parents after being found half-starved and living in squalor.