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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20 ( ANI ): An 18-year-old intellectually disabled tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped in South Dinajpur's Kushmandi.
The population of 6 schools with hearing impairment was 601 whereas the population of 8 schools of intellectually disabled was 586.
As a way to reduce trauma and facilitate testimony, judges would be able to allow children in cases involving abuse and neglect and intellectually disabled persons to have therapy dogs and facility dogs present for court proceedings.
Williams a forum to litigate his claim that he is intellectually disabled.
Selecting Like the throw of the jacket as the title for this essay is an act of homage to Jarvis's poem, and to the protocol that named the exhibition with the words of the typically marginalised, intellectually disabled artist (Jarvis).
Ministry of Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) has taken some steps for social welfare, special education and rehabilitation of children with disabilities in Islamabad during last three years and major amongst them was setting-up of Autism Resource Centre in National Special Education Centre for Intellectually Disabled at H-8/4.
A MUM who was left fighting for her life after contracting swine flu has pleaded with the HSE to provide urgent respite care for her intellectually disabled son.
Previous studies reported mothers of intellectually disabled children are more vulnerable toward mental health problems (Baxter, Cummins, and Yiolitis, 2000; Maurice, Feldman, Varghese, Ramsay, and Rajska, 2002).
Relatives and people in the neighbourhood also refrain from establishing marital relations with such families as they fear that they may get an intellectually disabled child in future.
Oonagh Walsh demonstrates how intellectually disabled children increasingly became the focus for philanthropists post-1850.
degrees] Multiple doctors, including three that previously testified against Hill in earlier hearings, submitted affidavits arguing that Hill was intellectually disabled and should not face execution.
17) Instead, Brennan concluded that it would be unconstitutional to execute the intellectually disabled because such a sentence would run afoul of the Constitution's implicit requirement "that an individual who is not fully blameworthy for his or her crime because of a mental disability does not receive the death penalty.