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Learning Disability Notes

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Learning Disability
    Definition o Learning disability= People who have ICD 10 diagnosis of Mental Retardation o Moron= 19th century, non-derogatory o Mental deficiency= Legally (and medically) post-1913 o Feeble Minded= 1840s Learning disability o Moral defective= Subgroup- include people above normal intelligence o Mongol= Trisomy 21 (1860s) o Natural innocent= Medieval o Subnormality= Legal/medical term (1959) o Mental handicap= Medical (1970s) o Learning difficulties= Pressure groups, social services o Special needs= Educational authorities
    People with learning disability o Medically heterogenous group; Social & medical o Medical diagnosis
 Reduced level of functioning [IQ

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