Term for people with ‚mental retardation’ changes

19.06.2012                      29.Siwan. 5772                      Jom Kippur Katan

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Term for people with 'mental retardation’ changes

Decade behind English-speaking world, Israel finally upgrades its official term for those with developmental disabilities.

While over the past decade the majority of the English-speaking world has distanced itself from the term “mental retardation,” it was only on Sunday that the Hebrew language was officially upgraded in its reference to people with intellectual and development disabilities….