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."
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