Feb 23, 1998 ... Of these, some 87% will be only mildly retarded and often not ... People with
mental retardation have the same basic legal, civil and ... Parents want Lora
sterilized - fear she could give birth to baby she is incapable of raising.
Can two mentally retarded people successfully reproduce? ... isn't caused by
genetics then there is no reason they can't have normal children.
o Supporting views on mentally retarded parents and their children ... This
information packet will attempt to present the controversial issue of parenting by
... Increased recognition of the rights of people with mental retardation to have
Oct 27, 2012 ... First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage. ...
Many mentally challenged parents don't have enough knowledge or skills to
stimulate their .... Which is more than I can say for some people.
Oct 5, 2011 ... I am the mother of a grammar school aged mentally retarded child. ... because I
unlike most people can't just get a babysitter and go out for a ...
Jun 18, 1971 ... Traditionally, mentally retarded people have been treated as sec- ....
classification and placement of handicapped children will be selected and ...
The Special Olympics were founded in 1968 to provide children and adults with
... People who are mentally retarded may have problems with communication, ...
Mildly retarded adults usually build social and job skills and can live on their own.
Profoundly retarded people need a high level of structure and supervision. ...
Biological and environmental factors that can cause mental retardation include: ...
nosis or treatment of a child suspected of being mentally retarded, they have all
too ... assured that their child will "outgrow" the difficulty, and others are
confronted .... by many professionals in the areas of mental retardation and men-
tal health ...
A diagnosis of mental retardation is made if an individual has an intellectual ... In
general, mentally retarded children reach developmental milestones such as
walking ... Their IQ score ranges from 50 to 75, and they can often acquire
academic skills .... People with Down syndrome develop in later life the brain
changes that ...