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Feb 23, 1998 ... Some 3% of the American population can be described as mentally retarded, ... normal children, and as adults they can usually support themselves if given ... People with mental retardation have the same basic legal, civil and ...


Can two mentally retarded people successfully reproduce? 2. ..... My sister in law is educably retarted and has one child that has normal ...


Sep 21, 1999 ... Retarded Couple Raises A Child. ... they decided to marry and attempted to do what no one thought they should: have a child. ... The Thorntons made their home in an apartment with other mentally challenged people.


Sep 19, 2013 ... However, many of Sophie's mentally handicapped friends have had ... Sterilizing disabled people exudes more than a whiff of eugenics. ... One woman's father, who believed that she should not have children, told her she was ...


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 and.

Aug 17, 2011 ... State takes 10th child from mentally challenged mother ... I believe that these people should at some point be forced to have their tubes tied.


A diagnosis of mental retardation is made if an individual has an intellectual ... Approximately 85 percent of the mentally retarded population is in the mildly ... Biological and environmental factors that can cause mental retardation ..... What is the role of self instruction in teaching daily life skills to a mentally challenged child.


Jul 12, 2001 ... An estimated seven million mentally retarded people live in the United States. Mentally retarded individuals have the same legal rights to marry, ... so long as he can pay the rent, a mentally retarded person may live ... Under federal law, public schools may no longer assume that all retarded children must ...


May 31, 2016 ... Get the facts from WebMD about its symptoms, causes, and treatments. ... What are the signs of intellectual disability in children? ... People with intellectual disabilities can and do learn new skills, but they learn them more ...