developmental disability

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developmental disability

[də¦vel·əp‚ment·əl ‚dis·ə‚bil·əd·ē]
(medicine)
A substantial handicap or impairment originating before the age of 18 that may be expected to continue indefinitely.
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I saw the video footage which was on social media of a father requesting authorities to help him with his mentally disabled son," she told the GDN.
Punjab Government was already providing Rs 1,200 per mentally disabled childe.
Current doctrine holds mentally disabled individuals to the same reasonable, prudent person standard as those of sound mind.
Winsor responded to sustained questioning by noting that abandoning the 70-point IQ cutoff could double the number of death row inmates who claim they are mentally disabled.
His sister Nabila, who is mentally disabled, tried to prevent the soldiers from entering the property.
A mentally disabled Sudanese student, Momen Ali, 20, started at the early intervention centre at 5.
In a seminar held in Sana'a about addiction, depression and the rights of the mentally disabled, Hammed said many people suffering from psychological problems are held in prisons.
Summary: Police in Philadelphia have found four mentally disabled adults held in a dungeon as part of a fraud scheme.
TUNIS (TAP) - Tunisia's mentally disabled team won 14 medals including 4 gold, 6 silver and 4 bronze at the end of the Special Olympics World Summer Games 2011, held June 25-July 4 in Athens.
Supreme Court in 2002 ruled that states could not execute mentally disabled people.
Summary: Sale - HRH Princess Lalla Amina, Chairwoman of Special Olympics Morocco and member of the international Advisory Council of Special Olympics, presided, on Thursday in Sale, over a study day benefiting associations and medico-pedagogical centers of the mentally disabled.
18, 2011 (CENS) -- Taiwan's Legislature recently passed the third reading of the revised physically and mentally disabled citizens protection act, stipulating that larger enterprises are not required to hire physically and/or mentally disabled persons of at least 1% of total personnel so long as subsidiaries hire such persons to account for 20% of total employees of subsidiaries.