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Mental Retardation Awareness Month

The month of March has long been designated as “Mental Retardation Awareness Month.” Leading advocacy and education groups have initiated change in the terminology for people with mental retardation and many of the related conditions and diagnoses we have come to associate with mental retardation. The new terminology renames this group of diagnoses “Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.”

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05_Inner-GraceFeatured photo is from Inner Grace, by Abraham Menashe, available from iTunes.