Mental Challenged Support Group

Mental retardation is a term for a pattern of persistently slow learning of basic motor and language skills ("milestones") during childhood, and a significantly below-normal global intellectual capacity as an adult. One common criterion for diagnosis of mental retardation is a tested intelligence quotient (IQ) of 70 or below. People with mental retardation are people who are usually described as having developmental disabilities. The term "mental retardation" has gradually acquired pejorative and shameful connotations over the last few decades and is now used almost exclusively in technical or scientific contexts where exactness is necessary. In North America the broad term 'developmental delay' has become an increasingly preferred synonym...

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    I need help with brother

    I'm really going to keep this as short as possible: I need help.My brother was adopted as a baby and how is 27 years old. He was never officially diagnosed though when he was young my parents had him seeing many psychiatric doctors who said he was severely dyslexic with a large amount of anxiety-- he also showed some signs of Aspergers and so on... etc...He is very complicated and...
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    mental institution help

    hello i am a psyciatric patient who is suffering from serious schizoid personality disorder and i have homicidal thoughts and i truthfully beleive i have antisocial pd and my homicidal thoughts are getting worse i almostkilled my brother today and i was enjoying hurting him i beleive to help me and others ineed to be in a mental institution but i dont know the stepson how that works do i recomend...
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    advice on how to tell my son he is mmr

    I would like to hear from parents of kids with mmr, kids with mmr and adults with and should I tell my 15 year old son that he is mmr?? We got the test results back in March. It has been weighing so heavily on me. I feel like I am hiding something from him. All he knows is that he has an IEP and has had one since first grade so he has been in special education most of his school...
  • mandylou2

    support group

    Please forgive any inappropriate labels I may be using and help me to correct them. I am new to this.I'm looking for a support group of kids that are intellectually challenged { she is 21 } for my child. She was in a foster home that took her out of school freshman year. At that time their wasn't any interaction except with the foster family. She needs help figuring out how to navigate and cope....
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    mom of 15 year old boy with low iq

    Hello, I am a mother of a very challenging boy with an iq of 62. My story is long and takes many twists and turns. I got pregnant very young, at the age of 16. I delivered my beautiful baby boy, Joey on a warm, sunny day in September. From the moment I found out I was pregnant I did everything "right" I took my vitamins, ate properly, exercised and went to all my doctor's appointments. Being...
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    why me

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    Mentally challenged?

    Hi everybody, I am new in this group. I would like to ask if a person is mentally challenged if she has problems to socialize with people. She only has one friend in real life. I am very confused with this friend. She told me she had a tumor in her head and she got surgery for it once in her life. She is old now. She said that she wants to be my friend, but she hurts me with what she says. ...
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    Parent needing support

    I gave birth to 2 ID sons. They are now 34 & 25. They are aggressive and I no longer can care for them. They refuse help and there are no services for them cuz they refuse help. I need support.
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    Cerebral Palsy and Mental Retardation

    Cerebral Palsy and Mental Retardationfe Has Mild to No Cerebral Palsy and Mild to No Mental Retardation. Yes she has both! I met Katie Online She Contacted me Via Messaging. I don't know what to do. Kates Condition is Just Behavioral. Just Behavioral .Meaning She can Run, jump , Sprint and swim like a Fish. Its just her Mental Disability. Meaning she needs constant reminders and help getting...
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    developementally disabled

    i am dd and i hate the word retard or retarded.and so do all my friends.we are abled just slower.if anyone wants to talk to me or ask ??? here.ty....teri