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Autism and mental retardation – genetic overlap by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 30 May 2010 1:48am Post taken from Medical News Today Researchers working with Professor Gudrun Rappold, Director of the Department of Molecular Human Genetics at Heidelberg University Hospital, have discovered previously unknown mutations in autistic and mentally impaired patients in what is known as the SHANK2 gene, a gene that i ... Read on »
Student placed in cardboard box for time out, others called mentally retarded in their yearbook by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 22 May 2012 2:00am Two stories out today show In the first (see Teacher gets lengthy suspension after student put in box) as part of a “time out” punishment. A large cardboard box was found in a classroom. When a parent asked what the box was for, she was told that the box was for time outs for another child. The parent took a picture to document the b ... Read on »
The hard truth about the mentally retarded... by Kelly Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:28pm Sometimes you just need a good cry especially when the hard truth is in writing and is staring you in the face. It just took me an hour to finish reading Jenelle's Assessment report from the District. While I am used to hearing terms like "Skill Level is at a 0 to 4 month level", it is not easy to read. Physically on the surface, Jenelle does not ... Read on »
Forensic Psychology: Article Review - Competency Evaluations for Individuals with Mental Retardation by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 12:51pm I just finished reading a 2007 article authored by Mark Siegert and Kenneth Weiss. The article addresses the issue of conducting an evaluation of competency to stand trial (CST) with defendants who are either mentally retarded or are of borderline intellectual functioning. This article is both interesting and relevant, in that it not only ident ... Read on »
EBCALA: Evidence Shows That Vaccines Cause "Mental Retardation" by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Sep 2011 12:00am Click the  EBCALA website to see the original article. On September 12, 2011, Republican Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann publicly stated in connection with a campaign controversy over mandated vaccines for human papillomavirus (“HPV”), The problem is, it comes with some very significant consequences. There’s a ... Read on »
What is Mild Mental Retardation – The Condition and Important Steps to Take by Vbestic Facebook Posted Sun 02 Sep 2012 10:24am Mild mental retardation is the least severe form of the condition found in the children. However, the fact should not be overlooked that the patients suffering from the condition may have a difficult life to live. It should be mentioned that mild mental retardation is better known as mild intellectual disability these days. In addition to find ... Read on »
What is Mild Mental Retardation? by Vbestic Facebook Posted Thu 07 Mar 2013 11:54am Mild mental retardation is the least severe form of the condition found in the children. However, the fact should not be overlooked that the patients suffering from the condition may have a difficult life to live. It should be mentioned that mild mental retardation is better known as mild intellectual disability these days. In addition to find ... Read on »
Types of Mental Retardation – Different Classifications of the Condition by Vbestic Facebook Posted Sat 01 Sep 2012 10:13am Mental retardation doesn’t affect different patients in the same way. The condition may exist with varying intensities and in the form of diverse mental and behavioral disabilities. Depending on the root causes and associated symptoms, there are different types of mental retardation. Finally, the condition can be classified on the basis of the ... Read on »
Types of Mental Retardation and It’s Classification by Vbestic Facebook Posted Thu 07 Mar 2013 11:51am Mental retardation doesn’t affect different patients in the same way. The condition may exist with varying intensities and in the form of diverse mental and behavioral disabilities. Depending on the root causes and associated symptoms, there are different types of mental retardation. Finally, the condition can be classified on the basis of the ... Read on »
Mental Retardation Facts –Dispense the Myths and Learn the Condition Better by Vbestic Facebook Posted Fri 31 Aug 2012 9:59am Mental retardation continues to be a misunderstood problem, mainly due to two reasons. First, there are many myths that surround the condition and second, people are not aware about the important mental retardation facts. In fact, the condition is considered as a curse that results from the bad deeds of the past lives in some parts of the world ... Read on »