TRAINABLE MENTALLY RETARDED

previously, depicting individuals, generally kids or young adults, with average cognitive retardation who did not seem to benefit from academic education in special classes but were capable of reaching a level of social adaptation at home self-care, and vocational usefulness in such environments as sheltered workshops.

TRAINABLE MENTALLY RETARDED: "The trainable mentally retarded are becoming more and more employable in many businesses today."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TRAINABLE MENTALLY RETARDED," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/trainable-mentally-retarded/ (accessed August 18, 2019).
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