I Have Mild to Moderate Mental Retardation

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    If There Were A Cure

    Because of a serious genetic error I was born with moderate mental retardation. I do have excellent verbal abilities. In fact, I was at the top of my class in school in English class. However in all other ways especially in social interactions I was like a five year old in...
    rahayel rahayel
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jul 29, 2013

    Mental Retardation IS Suffering

    One of the most infuriating things that is popular to say about mental retardation is that "mentally retarded people aren't suffering." And other nonsense "they are the happiest people on earth." All that tripe. As a mentally retarded person I have suffered all my life through...
    rahayel rahayel
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2013

    "people With Down Syndrome Are Sooooooo Happy"

    If I hear "People with down syndrome are sooo happy" one more time I am going to puke. No, people with Down Syndrome and other kinds of severe genetic anomalies are not SO happy, idiot. They are lost inside warped brains that don't work right. They don't know what's going on...
    rahayel rahayel
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 10, 2013

    Why I'm Angry With Parents Of Mentally Retarded Children

    I am a person with a severe cognitive and physical disabilities due to a genetic disorder. I am angry with many parents of mentally retarded children. Why????? Well many of them did not care about mentally handicapped individuals at all until their own child was affected...
    rahayel rahayel
    26-30, F
    Sep 29, 2013

    Mental Retardation The Affliction From Hell

    Mental retardation is the worst of all medical conditions. It robs your brain. Your personality. What would have been your normal, perhaps beautiful, appearance warped into something ugly and inhuman. Your control and awareness of your behavior and the world going on around...
    rahayel rahayel
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 14, 2013

    i have mental retardation

    since born , i lived in an institution for mentally disabled person until age 21 then in diferent institution , and now i'm in a group home with other mentally disabled persons .
    alain45 alain45
    46-50, M
    1 Response May 3, 2014
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