In 4% of bacterial meningitis cases in children, there is seen to be some mental retardation.
Profound retardation is the most severe mental retardation.
Generally no but in some severe cases mental retardation is associated with the condition.
because some ppl are born with birth defects like mental retardation
Some cases of mild mental retardation are not diagnosed before the child enters preschool. These children typically have difficulties with social, communication, and functional academic skills.
Conditions such as hyperthyroidism and PKU are treatable. If these conditions are discovered early, the progression of retardation can be stopped and, in some cases, partially reversed.
Some cases of dizziness cannot be prevented. Acoustic neuromas, for example, are not predictable or preventable.
This may depend on the person entirely. Some people might have autism, HPPD, visual eye syndrome and musical ear syndrome all at once, while mental retardation is based on many obscure factors.
Mental Retardation is basically having an IQ below 70, Autism is a mental disorder that causes social difficulties etc, but many people with autism have an IQ well above 100. Mental retardation is a catch-all term that refers to people who fall outside the norm in skills that we all take for granted, and who usually need some sort of supervision or assistance in coping with daily life. People with autism have a neurological disorder that is not yet completely understood. It affects the way they relate to the world, but not necessarily their ability to learn to function in it. In fact, the insights that come from their unique viewpoints have proven in some cases to be extremely valuable Mental Retardation is still a co-morbid of autism, so they often come together, but they're also many autistics are the oppesit of Mentally Retarded.
J. Langdon Down has written: 'On some of the mental affections of childhood and youth' -- subject(s): In adolescence, Mental Retardation
Conjunctivitis can be prevented in many cases; in others, the course of the disease can be shortened by following some simple practices
long term effects can be mental retardation or also can have cerebral palsy