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    CASE OF THE CHILD WITH MENTAL RETARDATION * INTRODUCTION: Mental retardation (MR) is a generalized disorder appearing before adulthood‚ characterized by significantly impaired cognitive functioning and deficits in two or more adaptive behaviours. It has historically been defined as an Intelligent quotient score under 70.Once focused almost entirely on cognition the definition now includes both a component relating to mental functioning and one relating to individuals’ functional skills in their

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    American Association on Mental RetardationMental Retardation: Definition‚ Classification‚ and Systems of Support (1992). The definition of mental retardation is the below average level of intellectual functioning‚ usually defined by an IQ of below 70 to 75‚ combined with limitations in the skills necessary for daily living. Daily living skills include such things as communication‚ the ability to care for oneself‚ and the ability to work. The definition of mental retardation has evolved over the years

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    Mental Retardation Liberty University Human Growth and Development Dr. James W. Eisenhower December 12‚ 2012 Abstract Mental retardation is generally understood as a condition that affects the mental and cognitive functioning of the individual and reduces social and learning skills. The prevalence of mental retardation is relatively high in developed countries and this can lead to various problems in terms of care and treatment. It can have far-reaching consequences for the healthcare system

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    Mental Retardation February 14‚ 2013 Mental Retardation I. Set of Class A) Intelligence Quotient below 70 B) All class and Intelligence quotient II. Diagnosis A. Three criterion’s met 1.Iintellegence quotient below 70 2. Adaptive Behaviors a. Communications b. Self Help c. Functional Academic Skills d. Interpersonal Skills III. Genetic Screening A. Prenatal Testing 1. Increase risk of a fetus B. Diagnostic

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    SPED 2: Introduction to Special Education Mental Retardation(intellectual disability) Complex developmental disability It refers to substantial limitation in present functioning. It is characterized by significantly sub-average intellectual functioning‚ existing concurrently with related limitations in two or more of the following adaptive skills area. Substantial limitation in present functioning * Means that the person has difficulty in performing everyday activities. Significantly

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    consists of five members who goes on living day to day trying to meet ends meet. One member of the household is Arnie‚ who is one of the main characters in this movie. Arnie is a seventeen year old boy who is shown to be having some sort of a mental retardation which is always causing trouble for Gilbert‚ the other main character. Aside from that‚ Arnie is anxiously waiting on the day of his birthday party his family is going to be throwing for his eighteenth birthday. This movie is directed towards

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    Intellectual disability (ID)‚ once called mental retardation‚ is characterized by below-average intelligence or mental ability and a lack of skills necessary for day-to-day living. People with intellectual disabilities can and do learn new skills‚ but they learn them more slowly. There are varying degrees of intellectual disability‚ from mild to profound. What is intellectual disability? Someone with intellectual disability has limitations in two areas. These areas are: Intellectual functioning

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    August 7‚ 2010 Mental Retardation In This Paper we will see and described the many social problems that mentally retarded people must deal on a daily basis‚ including intellectual disabilities how they will survive in their everyday lives if they are not capable to live because of their lack of knowledge. So there are so many disadvantages if you suffer a Mental Retardation. And also in this paper we can see the different meanings and definitions about Mental Retardation‚ the Disadvantages

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    Mental retardation is a term used when a person has certain limitations in mental functioning and in skills such as: communicating‚ taking care of him or herself‚ and social skills. These limitations will cause a child to learn and develop more slowly than a typical child. Children with this disability may take longer to learn to speak‚ walk‚ and take care of their personal needs such as dressing or eating. It is likely that they will to have trouble learning in school‚ but they will learn. It just

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    Mental Retardation (MR) Haythem Abdelli‚ L1 G2B Subject: Mentally retarded Person A mentally retarded person has a bad and an abnormal behavior and also insufficiency in his intellectual and psychism. Mental disability (traditionally called mental retardation) is a generalized disorder seen before adulthood‚ characterized by a deficit and cognitive dysfunction in two or more adaptive functioning. It is historically defined as having a score of 70 in intelligence

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