developmentally challenged


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Noun1.developmentally challenged - 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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A century later,Medical Motor Service remains a staple in the community, transporting the elderly, the developmentally challenged and foster children to and from various appointments.
In his post retirement years, he was a devoted teacher of developmentally challenged adults, at Clearbrook in Rolling Meadows, and a favorite bus driver for Huntley School District 158.
Grow My Way received a grant for its academic readiness and arts programs, which provide unique hands on educational opportunities and support for developmentally challenged children, particularly those with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Her students are all developmentally challenged, but also eager to learn and have no problem with frequent repetition.
There was massage, Tibetan gong players, a theater/ choral group comprised of developmentally challenged adults, yogis, mask makers, Native American blessing ceremonies, and an area reserved for the Truth Clinic staffed by Truth Fairies.
This year seven seniors designed and built a small portable kitchen as an educational tool for developmentally challenged children.
It was 50 years ago in the tiny village of Trosly-Breuil in France that Vanier, a former Canadian naval officer, founded the international L'Arche communities for the developmentally challenged. Vanier has said, "To love someone is to show them their beauty, their worth and their importance."
The title refers to developmentally challenged children whose parents found them to be too much trouble and dropped them off at a government facility, essentially writing them out of their family's narrative.
"This is our way of thanking the staff and foster parents for the teens, children and developmentally challenged adults in their care,'' said Dare's Director of Family Resources Sharon Mainguy.
THROUGH dancing, the Heart at Play Foundation and its volunteers change the lives of the developmentally challenged children.

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