Citations with the tag: MENTAL retardation
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- 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.
- 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 âˆ¼4Mb 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 8â€“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...
- Campaign to make the 'r' word unacceptable gathers momentum.
Wickham, Parnel // 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.
- Department slammed over 'failure' to address key recommendations.
Wickham, Parnel // 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...
- Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities.
Brown, Michael // Learning Disability Practice; Mar2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p8
The article reviews the book "Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities," by Leam Craig, William Lindsay and Kevin Browne.
- Caring for the Physical and Mental Health of People with Learning Disabilities.
Wilkins, Julie // Learning Disability Practice; Jul2011, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p8
The article reviews the book "Caring for the Physical and Mental Health of People with Learning Disabilities," by David Perry.
- Revamped nursing organisation to make comeback next year.
Wilkins, Julie // Learning Disability Practice; Dec2011, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p4
The article reports on the relaunch of the National Network for Learning Disability Nurses in Great Britain in January 2012.
- Current trends in mental health care for persons with...
Fletcher, Robert J.; Poindexter, Ann R. // Journal of Rehabilitation; Jan-Mar96, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p23
Looks at current diagnostic and treatment approaches in mental health care for persons with mental retardation. Who interest in the diagnostic and treatment approaches is spearheaded by; Other organizations with similar interest; Findings of Benson, 1985, Jacobson, 1990 and Riss, 1994 studies;...
- Does the 10-20 System Fit into EEG Registrations of Children with Cerebral Dysmorphy?
Vreeburg, Joke G. M.; Schimsheimer, R. J.; Peeters, E.; Snoeck, I. N. // American Journal of Electroneurodiagnostic Technology; Dec2007, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p296
A ten-year-old girl with mental retardation due to holoprosencephaly was sent to the EEG department with the question of whether there were epileptiform abnormalities. Electrodes were attached according to the 10-20 System. Quite surprisingly there was a well-developed alpha rhythm with a...
- Changing lives.
Vreeburg, Joke G. M.; Schimsheimer, R. J.; Peeters, E.; Snoeck, I. N. // Learning Disability Practice; Jul2012, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p5
The article reports the launch of two short films launched at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Congress demonstrating how specialist nurses change the lives of people with learning disabilities.
- Active support: enabling and empowering people with intellectual disabilities.
York, Michelle // British Journal of Occupational Therapy; Feb2012, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p116
The article reviews the book "Active Support: Enabling and Empowering People With Intellectual Disabilities," by Jim Mansell and Julie Beadle-Brown.
- Active Support.
Wolverson, Mick // Learning Disability Practice; Feb2013, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p8
The article reviews the book "Active Support: Enabling and Empowering People with Intellectual Disabilities," by Jim Mansell and Julie Beadle-Brown.
- Think college: Postsecondary education options for students with intellectual disabilities.
Ingram, Christina // Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling; Spring2013, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p49
The article reviews the book "Think College: Postsecondary Education Options for Students With Intellectual Disabilities," by Meg Grigal and Debra Hart.
- Framework for Reducing Restrictive Practices.
Dorman, Terri // Learning Disability Practice; Oct2013, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p10
The article reviews the book "Framework for Reducing Restrictive Practices," by Sharon Paley.
Sines, David // Learning Disability Practice; Nov2013, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p7
The article presents an obituary for Alan Parrish, a nurse, author, orator and one of the leading figures in learning disability nursing.
- Ridgeway partnership merges with Southern Health NHS Trust.
Sines, David // Learning Disability Practice; May2012, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p4
The article reports that Southern Health National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust is the preferred bidder in the competitive selection process to choose the trust that will acquire Oxfordshire Learning Disability NHS Trust (OLDT), also known as Ridgeway Partnership.
- Dominant transmission of mental handicap.
Sines, David // 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.
- 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.
- WORDS MATTER.
Howell, M.C.; Jones, T.E. // 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.
- Music session hits the right note.
Howell, M.C.; Jones, T.E. // Learning Disability Today; Aug/Sep2011, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p7
The article discusses a music session at the Solar Centre in Balby, Great Britain, as part of National Music Therapy Week.
- 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), Â£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), Â£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.