Tel Aviv Court Rebukes State for Official Use of Term 'Mental Retardation'

Social Affairs Ministry shifted to ‘people with developmental disabilities’ in its materials, but did not meet its 2012 promise to change the law accordingly.

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The Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court sharply criticized the state last week for continuing to use the term “mentally retarded” (“mefager” in Hebrew) to describe persons with intellectual and developmental...