Is the correct term for mentally challenged retarded?

Answer In the u.k the word "retarded" would be seen as quite offensive. We use terms such as "mental impairment/having a learning difficulty/cognitive disability". However, through different research, in ... Read More »

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Could a full-term but mentally challenged baby be born to a woman who got chicken pox at six months pregnant?

Answer Hello, Yes it is possible as there is cases of pregnant women who contract chicken pox during pregnancy, who have a child with learning difficulties, Autisum, etc. But not all pr... Read More »

Schools for the Mentally Challenged?

Parents trying to give their mentally challenged children a good education can easily find themselves overwhelmed with the complexities of the choices involved. Although mainstreaming is an option ... Read More »

How do you look upon the mentally challenged?

This is a great question that I don't have the answers to, but my mother in law probably does as she raised a child with special needs. Here is her blog... If you ... Read More »

Tips on Teaching the Mentally Challenged?

People who have an IQ below 75 are often put into the category of being mentally challenged. Other terms that are used are mentally disabled or mentally retarded. Teaching someone who is mentally c... Read More »