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a general or specific intellectual disability, resulting directly or indirectly from injury to the brain or from abnormal neurological development
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Derived forms of mental handicapmentally handicapped, adjective
usage for mental handicap
Nowadays both mental handicap and mentally handicapped are considered to have inappropriate and negative connotations. The phrases learning difficulties and a person with learning difficulties are used instead
Words nearby mental handicap
mental block, mental cruelty, mental deficiency, mental disorder, mentalese, mental handicap, mental healing, mental health, mental home, mental illness, mental impairment
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