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Mental retardation is a well known term. How many think it should be changed to get away from the r word?

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The current terms used are intellectual impairment, mental deficiency or disability.
Nobody use the term mental retardation anymore.

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The current terms used are intellectual impairment, mental deficiency or disability.
Nobody use the term mental retardation anymore.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
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In brief: It has been

Since rosa's law, the correct term is intellectual disability.
Many people share your sentiment that " mental retardation" is pejorative language.Now you can educate whoever is using the old terminology!

In brief: It has been

Since rosa's law, the correct term is intellectual disability.
Many people share your sentiment that " mental retardation" is pejorative language.Now you can educate whoever is using the old terminology!
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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