Citations with the tag: MENTAL retardation

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  • INCIDENCE OF SAVANT SYNDROME IN FINLAND.
    Saloviita, Timo; Ruusila, Liisa // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Aug2000, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p120 

    Explores the incidence of Savant Syndrome in Finland. Survey of facilities in Finland which served people with mental retardation; Relative frequency of types of exceptional skills, the most common form of which was calendar calculation and feats of memory.

  • New dominant syndrome of microcephaly, facial abnormalities, micromelia, and mental retardation.
    Tsukahara, M.; Sugio, Yoshitsugu // Journal of Human Genetics; 1998, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p224 

    Abstract We report on three brothers, aged 6, 3, and 2 years, with a hitherto undescribed combination of microcephaly, facial abnormalities, micromelia, and mild mental retardation. Their facial abnormalities included a forehead with bitemporal constriction, upslanting palpebral fissures,...

  • MULTIPLE DISORDERS IN PEOPLE WITH MILD AND HARD MENTAL RETARDATION AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON PSYCHOMOTOR ORGANIZATION.
    Mishovska-Stojkovska, Tanja // Journal of Special Education & Rehabilitation; 2007, Issue 3/4, p131 

    The issue of the multiple disabilities is as old as the existence of the man. But the awareness of the problem about existence of the people with multiple disabilities and also finding the methods, means and ways of tuition, education and rehabilitation is relatively new and appears in the...

  • BITS & PIECES. Senate Committee Approves Legislation To Change Label Of "Mental Retardation" To "Intellectual Disability"
    Evans, Elizabeth // Palaestra; 2010, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p53 

    The article reports on the approval of the legislative bill Rosa's Law by the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on May 26, 2010, which would mandate replacement of the term mental retardation with the term intellectual disability legal in the U.S. federal law books.

  • The Clinical Significance of DG Heterozygosity: Literature Review and Meta-Analysis.
    Creswick, H.; Barnes, M.; Lawson, L.; Proud, V. // Journal of Genetic Counseling; Dec2002, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p494 

    Discusses the abstract of the study 'The Clinical Significance of DG Heterozygosity: Literature Review and Meta-Analysis,' presented at the 21st Annual Education Conference of the National Society of Genetic Counselors held in Phoenix, Arizona in November 2002.

  • Corrigendum: Lamin B1 duplications cause autosomal dominant leukodystrophy.
    Padiath, Quasar S; Saigoh, Kazumasa; Schiffmann, Raphael; Asahara, Hideaki; Yamada, Takeshi; Koeppen, Anulf; Hogan, Kirk; Ptáček, Louis J; Fu, Ying-Hui // Nature Genetics; Feb2007, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p276 

    A correction to the article on Lamin B1 duplications as the cause of autosomal dominant leukodystrophy is presented.

  • MENTAL RETARDATION.
    Spencer, D. A. // British Journal of Psychiatry; Jan70, Vol. 116 Issue 530, p127 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the adoption of the term mental retardation.

  • Book review.
    Howell, M.C.; Jones, T.E. // School Library Journal; Jan92, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p138 

    Reviews the book `Mental Retardation,` by Robert E. Dunbar.

  • RESEARCH AND THE RETARDED.
    Pumphrey, Muriel W.; Goodman, Mortimer; Flax, Norman; Del Rosalno, Maria L.; Goldeaum, Richard I. // Social Work; Jul68, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p127 

    Presents a letter to the editor about children with mental disabilities.

  • Corrigendum: Deficiency of UBR1, a ubiquitin ligase of the N-end rule pathway, causes pancreatic dysfunction, malformations and mental retardation (Johanson-Blizzard syndrome).
    Zenker, Martin; Mayerle, Julia; Lerch, Markus M; Tagariello, Andreas; Zerres, Klaus; Durie, Peter R; Beier, Matthias; Hülskamp, Georg; Guzman, Celina; Rehder, Helga; Beemer, Frits A; Hamel, Ben; Vanlieferinghen, Philippe; Gershoni-Baruch, Ruth; Vieira, Marta W; Dumic, Miroslav; Auslender, Ron; Gil-da-Silva-Lopes, Vera L; Steinlicht, Simone; Rauh, Manfred // Nature Genetics; Feb2006, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p265 

    A correction to the article "Deficiency of UBR1: A Ubiquitin Ligase of the N-End Rule Pathway, Causes Pancreatic Dysfunction, Malformations and Mental Retardation," previously published in the article is presented.

  • Quality Improvement in Ontario's Developmental Services System.
    Martin, Lynn; Ouellette-Kuntz, Hélène // Journal on Developmental Disabilities; 2014, Vol. 20 Issue 2, piv 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the best way for assessing and monitoring the quality of the services offered to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in Ontario.

  • Two siblings with severe mental retardation and a novel inherited ∼4Mb microdeletion of 11p11.2 — ? A new locus for mental retardation.
    Martin, Lynn; Ouellette-Kuntz, Hélène // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 44, pS22 

    An abstract of the study "Two siblings with severe mental retardation and a novel inherited ~4Mb microdeletion of 11p11.2--? A new locus for mental retardation," by Jenny Carmichael, L. Willatt, G. Parkin, A. Clarkson, I. Simonic, C. Shaw-Smith, E. Reid and C. G. Woods is presented.

  • Mutations in UPF3B, a member of the nonsense-mediated mRNA decay surveillance complex, cause Lujan-Fryns and FG phenotypes and non-syndromic mental retardation.
    Martin, Lynn; Ouellette-Kuntz, Hélène // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 44, pS24 

    An abstract of the study "Mutations in UPF3B, a member of the nonsense-mediated mRNA decay surveillance complex, cause Lujan-Fryns and FG phenotypes and non-syndromic mental retardation," by Patrick S. Tarpey, F. L. Raymond, R. Smith, G. Turner, R. E. Stevenson, C. E. Schwartz, P. A. Futreal, M....

  • Pitt-Hopkins syndrome — clinical report.
    Martin, Lynn; Ouellette-Kuntz, Hélène // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 44, pS30 

    An abstract of the study "Pitt-Hopkins syndrome--clinical report," by Sergio Sousa, A. Cabral, C. Zweier, M. Venancio, A. Rauch and J. Saraiva is presented.

  • The European Cytogenetic Initiative (ECI): Molecular karyotyping of 120 patients with unexplained mental retardation by 500K SNP mapping arrays.
    Martin, Lynn; Ouellette-Kuntz, Hélène // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 44, pS31 

    An abstract of the study "The European Cytogenetic Initiative (ECI): Molecular karyotyping of 120 patients with unexplained mental retardation by 500K SNP mapping arrays," by Eleanor Rattenberry, D. J. McMullan, J. M. Walker, L. Brueton, E. V. Davison, A. Dufke, B. B. A. de Vries, M. Bonin, S....

  • Pseudo hermaphrodism in an Iranian family with Mental Retardation.
    Martin, Lynn; Ouellette-Kuntz, Hélène // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 44, pS103 

    An abstract of the study "Pseudohermaphrodism in an Iranian family with Mental Retardation" is presented.

  • Disability and Discourse: Analysing Inclusive Conversation with People with Intellectual Disabilities, Val Williams, Chichester, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, pp. xiii + 257, ISBN 978-0-470-68267-8 (pb), £29.99.
    Taylor, Carolyn // British Journal of Social Work; Mar2011, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p406 

    The article reviews the book "Disability and Discourse: Analysing Inclusive Conversation With People With Intellectual Disabilities," by Val Williams.

  • Learning Difficulties and Sexual Vulnerability: A Social Approach.
    Fyson, Rachel // British Journal of Social Work; Oct2011, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p1412 

    The article reviews the book "Learning Difficulties and Sexual Vulnerability: A Social Approach," by Andrea Hollomotz.

  • Identification and Evaluation of Mental Retardation.
    Daily, Donna K.; Ardinger, Holly H.; Holmes, Grace E. // American Family Physician; 2/15/2000, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p1059 

    Provides information on mental retardation in young children. Prevalence; Etiology; Developmental characteristics related to level of mental retardation.

  • Forensic aspects of mental handicap.
    Harvey, Carol L. // British Journal of Psychiatry; Feb90, Vol. 156, p281 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to a paper on forensic aspects of mental handicap.

  • MENTAL RETARDATION RESEARCH, ECOLOGICAL VALIDITY, AND THE DELIVERY OF LONGITUDINAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
    Gaylord-Ross, Robert J. // Journal of Special Education; Spring79, Vol. 13 Issue 1 

    Discusses the schism that has developed between mental retardation research and the programmatic reform activities taking place in the educational and residential sectors. Principles for conducting ecologically valid research; Scientific status of mental retardation research; Examples of...

  • AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE ON TERMINOLOGY, PREVALENCE, AND CLASSIFICATION OF COGNITIVE DISABILITIES.
    Holowinsky, Ivan Z. // Journal of Special Education; Fall86, Vol. 20 Issue 3 

    Provides some international perspective on the terminology, prevalence and classification of cognitive disabilities. Inclusion of intellectual abnormality, mental retardation, mental deficiency and oligophrenia in the term 'cognitive disabilities'; Factors influencing terminology development in...

  • 423. Increased Incidence of Hepatocellular Change and Neoplastic Disease in AAV-WPRE Treated Pahenu2 Mice.
    Embury, Jennifer E.; Charron, Catherine E.; Laipis, Philip J. // Molecular Therapy; Jun2005, Vol. 11, p164 

    An abstract of the article "Increased Incidence of Hepatocellular Change and Neoplastic Disease in AAV-WPRE Treated Pahenu2 Mice," by Jennifer E. Embury, Catherine E. Charron and Philip J. Laipis is presented.

  • Dominant transmission of mental handicap.
    Embury, Jennifer E.; Charron, Catherine E.; Laipis, Philip J. // British Medical Journal; 12/3/1977, Vol. 2 Issue 6100, p1438 

    Focuses on the transmission of mental handicap. Predominance of chromosome errors; Importance of genetic counseling on mentally-ill persons; Basis of genetic counseling.

  • Nutrition and the brain.
    Embury, Jennifer E.; Charron, Catherine E.; Laipis, Philip J. // British Medical Journal; 6/17/1978, Vol. 1 Issue 6127, p1569 

    Examines the correlation between nutrition and brain functions. Reduction of human achievement following nutritional growth restriction; Association of mental retardation with malnutrition; Physical basis of mental function.

  • CORRECTION.
    Embury, Jennifer E.; Charron, Catherine E.; Laipis, Philip J. // Archives of Disease in Childhood; Mar2013, Vol. 98 Issue 3, p241 

    A correction to the article "De novo mutations and severe nonsyndromic intellectual disability" that was published in the previous issue of the periodical, is presented.

  • Cerebral hemi atrophy as a consequence of cerebral insult in infancy: Is it difficult to diagnose?
    Saldanha, Daniel; Chaudhari, Bushan; Mehta, Suresh Kumar; Javadekar, Archana Narender; Kharat, Amit // Industrial Psychiatry Journal; Jan-Jun2014, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p71 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article related to case studies of hemi paresis, seizures and mental retardation in the previous issue.

  • From the Editor.
    Hessels, Marco G. P. // Journal of Cognitive Education & Psychology; 2012, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental retardation, and genetic syndromes.

  • BECOMING WHOLE.
    McGraw, Caroline // Ability; Apr/May2013, p58 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of a would-be childhood paleontologists who digs for treasure in people with autism and intellectual disabilities.

  • WORDS MATTER.
    McGraw, Caroline // Los Angeles Magazine; Jun2015, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p121 

    The article offers information on how to talk about people with intellectual disabilities to ensure all people are portrayed with individuality and dignity, which includes referring to participants as Special Olympics athletes, and not as Special Olympians.

  • PTs & Special Olympics: A Mission in Common.
    Fosnaught, Melanie // PT: Magazine of Physical Therapy; Oct2001, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p39 

    Focuses on the role of physical therapists in the Special Olympics for people with mental retardation in the United States. Focus of the expansion of Special Olympics; Historical background of physical therapists involved in Special Olympics; Solution for the discrimination of people with...

  • Cardiovascular Fitness and Body Composition of Youth With and Without Mental Retardation.
    Pitetti, Kenneth H.; Yarmer, Daniel A.; Fernhall, Bo // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Apr2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p127 

    The purpose of Ibis study was to compare the aerobic fitness and body mass index (BMI) of children and adolescents (8-18 yr) with and without mild mental retardation (MR). Sample size of participants with MR but without Down syndrome was 169 males and 99 females. Sample size of participants...

  • Participation of Adults With Mental Retardation in a Video- and Leader-Directed Aerobic Dance Program.
    Stanish, Heidi I.; McCubbin, Jeffrey A.; Draheim, Christopher C.; van der Mars, Hans // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Apr2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p142 

    The purpose was to compare two conditions (leader-plus-video, video-only) that involved different levels of support on facilitating engagement in moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in adults with mental retardation (MR). Engagement was examined during 10-min aerobic dance sessions...

  • Special Olympics Unified Sports: Changes in Male Athletes During a Basketball Season.
    Castagno, Karen S. // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Apr2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p193 

    The purpose was to describe the changes occurring in athletes with and without mental retardation (MR) during participation in a Special Olympics Unified Sports program. The method was evaluation research. Participants were 58 males (24 with MR, 34 without MR) in Grades 6-8. Before- and...

  • Lower Body Strength of Children and Adolescents With and Without Mild Mental Retardation: A Comparison.
    Pitetti, Kenneth H.; Yarmer, Daniel A. // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Jan2002, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p68 

    The purpose of this study was to compare children and adolescents (ages 8–18 yr) with and without mental retardation (MR) on isometric strength of knee flexion, knee extension, and combined leg and back strength. Sample size of participants with mild MR, but without Down syndrome, was 158...

  • A Contemporary Definition of Mental Retardation.
    Pitetti, Kenneth H.; Yarmer, Daniel A. // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Jan2003, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p95 

    Discusses the definition of mental retardation by American Association on Mental Retardation. Description of the definition; Need of professionals to evaluate limitations in functioning within the context of the individual's age, peers and culture.

  • Attitudes of soccer coaches toward youth players with mild mental retardation: A pilot study.
    Rizzo, Terry L.; Bishop, Paul; Tobar, David // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Jul1997, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p238 

    Attitudes and selected attributes of youth soccer coaches (N = 82, 18 women, 63 men, and one person who did not identify his/her gender) toward coaching a player with mild mental retardation (MMR) were assessed by Coaches' Attitudes Toward Players With Disabilities (CAP-S) survey....

  • Auditory feedback and time-on-task of postural alignment of individuals with profound mental...
    Silliman-French, Lisa; French, Ron; Sherrill, Claudine; Gench, Barbara // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Jan1998, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p51 

    The purpose was to determine the effectiveness of three feedback conditions (aversive tone. preferred music, and no feedback) on time-on-task of correct upper body postural alignment in adults with profound mental retardation (PMR). Participants were seven adults (3 males and 4 females), ages 25...

  • Bone Mineral Density, Body Composition, and Muscle Strength in Premenopausal Women With Mental...
    Felix, Manny; McCubbin, Jeff; Shaw, Janet // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Oct1998, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p345 

    Many women with mild to moderate mental retardation (MMR) exhibit low levels of physical activity, muscle strength, and muscle mass, which place these individuals at risk for osteoporosis. Bone mineral density (BMD), the primary index of osteoporosis, of the femoral neck and the whole body was...

  • Attitudes on Inclusion in a Regular Softball League.
    Rizzo, Terry; Bishop, Paul // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Oct1998, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p385 

    Presents an abstract of the article `Attitudes on Inclusion of a Player With Disabilities in a Regular Softball League,' written by M.E. Block, and M. Malloy which was published in the 1998 `Mental Retardation' periodical.

  • Learning and Control of Simple Aiming Movements by Adults With Profound Mental Retardation.
    Seung-oh Choi; Choi, Seung-oh; Meeuwsen, Harry J.; French, Ron; Stenwall, Jill // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Apr1999, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p167 

    Behavioral, response outcome, and response kinematic measures were analyzed for 6 adults (5 males and 1 female) with profound mental retardation (PMR). Participants performed 30 error-free simple linear aiming movements Oh a digitizing tablet during 7 acquisition, 3 retention, and 4 transfer...

  • CONCEPTIONS OF IDIOCY IN COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS.
    Wickham, Parnel // Journal of Social History; Summer2002, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p935 

    Investigates conception of idiocy in colonial era in Massachusetts. Factors contributing to a socially constructed interpretation of idiocy; Suitability of the language of idiocy for Puritan portrayals of human despair and spiritual negation; Presence of important documentation on idiocy in...

  • American Journal of Human Genetics: Scientists identify gene linked to facial, skull and cognitive impairment.
    Wickham, Parnel // Biomedical Market Newsletter; 7/19/2012, Vol. 21, p1 

    The article discusses a study by the researchers at the Georgia Health Sciences University which shows that gene mutation may results in malformed faces and skulls including mental retardation.

  • American Journal of Human Genetics: Too much protein HUWE1 causes intellectual disability.
    Wickham, Parnel // Biomedical Market Newsletter; 8/28/2012, Vol. 21, p1 

    The article informs that intellectual disability is caused due to increased production of the HUWE1 protein.

  • Group Homes for People with Intellectual Disabilities: Encouraging Inclusion and Participation, Tim Clement and Christine Bigby, London, Jessica Kingsley, 2010, pp. 228, ISBN 9781 8431 0645 6 (pbk), £25.00.
    Fyson, Rachel // British Journal of Social Work; Oct2010, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p2350 

    The article reviews the book "Group Homes for People With Intellectual Disabilities: Encouraging Inclusion and Participation," by Tim Clement and Christine Bigby.

  • Social Work Practice and Intellectual Disability, Christine Bigby and Patsie Frawley, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, pp. xv + 238, ISBN 978-0-230-52166-7 (pbk), £17.99.
    Buchanan, Ian // British Journal of Social Work; Dec2010, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p2689 

    The article reviews the book "Social Work Practice and Intellectual Disability," by Christine Bigby and Patsie Frawley.

  • Mental retardation and learning disabilities: Conceptual and applied issues.
    Polloway, Edward A.; Patton, James R. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; May/Jun1997, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p297 

    Focuses on the conceptual and applied issues that are tied to the possible relationship between mental retardation and learning disabilities. Perspective for viewing these two traditional areas of exceptionality; Applied issues that have a direct effect on the lives of individuals with...

  • Campaign to make the 'r' word unacceptable gathers momentum.
    Polloway, Edward A.; Patton, James R. // Learning Disability Practice; May2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p4 

    The article reports that the Special Olympics and the international learning disability group Best Buddies International are supporting a campaign which aims to end the use of the word retard in the U.S.

  • Elaine Drummond 1967-2010.
    Marsh, Lynne // Learning Disability Practice; Dec2010, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p4 

    The article presents an obituary for Elaine Drummond, branch leader for intellectual disability nursing at University College in Cork, England.

  • Department slammed over 'failure' to address key recommendations.
    Marsh, Lynne // Learning Disability Practice; Mar2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p4 

    The article reports on the claim of Professor Jim Mansell, author of a report about the care of people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities, that the Great Britain government has not addressed the key recommendations he put forward concerning the care for people with learning...

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