The Rise and Fall of "Mentally Retarded"
Rick Hodges
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I agree with 99% of this. Yet I am not sure if I can say there is nothing wrong with intellectual disability. I imagine most people who have an intellectual disability wish they were smarter. This is not unlike most people with intelligence in the average range. Certain aspects of their lives would be easier even if people didn’t discriminate. Yet their value as human beings is independent of any capacity they have or don’t have.

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