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Supreme Court Efforts Put An End To Use Of The Term “mental retardation.”

Posted by stopsayingretard on June 3, 2014

In Shift, Supreme Court Moves Away From ‘Mental Retardation’
By Michelle Diament

A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling clarifying what constitutes intellectual disability also marked a major milestone in efforts to put an end to use of the term “mental retardation.”

For the first time ever, the nation’s highest court used the term intellectual disability in its decision last week in a case known as Hall v. Florida.

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