About 2 percent to 3 percent of children are considered intellectually disabled formerly called mentally retarded. Their general intelligence is significantly below average, and they have difficulty adapting to their environment. As measured by standardized tests, the average IQ intelligence quotient is ; normal ranges from 90 to
Pretoria - A teenager convicted of raping a girl, 2, after confessing to the rape and sent to jail for three years, may receive a lifeline as it is claimed he may be mentally retarded. This was after the youngster confessed to the rape. The magistrate ignored this.
Sign in. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! IMDb More.
Jurais said the young girl claimed that she was tortured by her mother and year-old brother, and was forced to sleep outside the house. A video clip posted by Jurais showing the girl sleeping outside the house with a cat by her side had gone viral, and caught the attention of the Welfare Department. The above articles are compiled from the vernacular newspapers Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies. Sultan Mizan: Jho Low not advisor.
What's the deal here? Are there different laws of physics for the left and right sides of the car? Did centrifugal force take a holiday and leave its crazy, drunk uncle in charge?
A mentally retarded teenager who admitted raping a 4-year-old neighbor boy two years ago was warned Thursday that any future problems could get him banished from his Camden Gap home. McIntyre was only 16 at the time. They said he has repeatedly violated terms of a court order restricting his use of an easement road across their properties.
PIP: Finding the most appropriate contraceptive method for retarded or developmentally delayed young people poses a tremendous challenge to family planning nurse practitioners. Retarded young people have the same sex drive and are influenced by the same pressures affecting sexual decision making as every adolescent. The crucial difference is the retarded person's lack of appropriate information about physical and emotional changes of adolescence, sexuality, and birth control.
I hesitated to write about the incident, because I suspect Coulter makes offensive statements like that in order to drum up media attention, and I certainly don't want to encourage her. But the fact is that Coulter is not the only person out there still using that word — sometimes, as in this instance, with an intent to insult, and other times out of a kind of stubborn thoughtlessness. When my then-four-year-old son was diagnosed with mental retardation inI was struck by how strongly people reacted to those words.
Eric Schimmel, 19, whose family says he has the mental capacity of a 5-year-old, was arrested Aug. He was taken to Ventura County Jail and released two days later without his parents having been notified. His family launched a frenzied search for the missing young man, who turned up Wednesday at a supermarket in Fillmore, about 20 miles from Ventura.
IDF troops shot and killed a retarded Palestinian teenager in the West Bank town of Kabatiya after mistaking his toy gun for a real one. Moujahed al-Simadi, 15, who suffers from the Down syndrome, was playing with a plastic gun when IDF soldiers mistook him for a gunman, Palestinian witnesses said. The IDF is investigating the incident. Soldiers reported disturbances in the village before the shooting and were given instructions to open fire after identifying a gunman in a crowd of villagers.