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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Educating the parents on the importance of good health for their loved ones with intellectual disabilities is very important.
The school currently caters for 211 learners with intellectual disabilities from Galeshewe and surrounding communities.
Although the term "witness" in the legal court and in the theology of mission have different meanings, they have a similar impact on people with intellectual disabilities. Can a person with intellectual disabilities be a witness in the Christian mission?
The 70-year-old said: "Special Olympics Great Britain is a wonderful movement helping people with intellectual disabilities. It's a charity very close to my heart and it was an absolute pleasure to be involved.
He influenced thousands of people around the world and published some 40 books, including on how people with intellectual disabilities make essential contributions to building a more humane society.
He said it was important i for people with intellectual disabilities to find employment opportunities.
Schatz, Note, Interrogated with Intellectual Disabilities: The Risks of False Confession, 70 STAN.
> UAE provides year-round sports training and athletic competitions in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. This gives them opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community
It is imperative to have policies to integrate people with intellectual disabilities into all aspects of life and society, the study emphasised, adding, "this would benefit not only the individual but also the community."
Summary: Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Feb 22 (ANI): Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot on Friday said that his department has provided all the facilities to the persons with intellectual disabilities.
The Centre is providing rehabilitation services to 200 children with intellectual disabilities at Shaheed Benazirabad and its surrounding districts, said a statement.
KARACHI -- Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh on Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, visited NDF Rehabilitation Center, Nawabshah which is engaged to provide rehabilitation services to 200 children with intellectual disabilities in Nawabshah, Shaheed Benazir Abad and its surrounding Districts.