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Meanwhile, the Greens took offence to Anastasiades' "mentally deficient" remark.
Elizabeth was born in 1920, amid a wave of institutionalization that had, by the mid-1960s, deposited almost 65,000 mentally deficient children and adults in facilities across Britain (out of a total population of 53 million).' Like Elizabeth, they came disproportionately from the upper echelons of British society and were sent away for the greater part of their lives.' Lucy, the well-tended child, was a Victorian, born in 1878.
Though it seemed obvious that the case, involving a mentally deficient defendant who had gouged his victim's eyes out, would never have reached court in the real world as he was unfit to plead.
The row started when Barton blasted the cast of The Only Way Is Essex as "mentally deficient b***bags".
The prolonged suffering is not limited to the neonate concerned but also to the parents as the surviving neonate is almost always ventilator-dependent and mentally deficient. (5) Correct diagnosis allows proper genetic counseling and prognostication.
Pope Benedict XVI has stated that "only conviction convinces, and it still does today" Do political figures today truly believe that their opponents are as mentally deficient as they claim?
The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission have recommended the court looks at the case following "fresh evidence" Reid "is not mentally deficient".
Henry was the youngest of four children, and from an early age - his pediatrician would later testify at a hearing to have him committed - it became clear that the boy was mentally deficient.
Yet for all his anger at the ignorance of those who would treat the physically disabled as mentally deficient, Nolan could be a remarkably forgiving and gracious man.
The second part of the book deals with policy-making in regard to three specific groups of children--Doukhobor children, adopted children, and "mentally deficient" children.
While Gallup could ask elderly Americans directly about these matters, a standard telephone survey does not include people living in arrangements such as nursing homes, and is likely to miss people too frail or mentally deficient to be interviewed.
The idea of euthanasia was again brought to the social forefront during WWII and Nazi Germany, when adults and children considered mentally deficient involuntarily were put to death (McKhann, 1999).