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Could you consider 'slow minded' a politically correct synonym of 'mentally challenged'?

Could you consider 'slow minded' a politically correct synonym of 'mentally challenged'? Topic: Intellectual intelligence essays
June 16, 2019 / By Terrence
Question: I'm writing an essay so I have to use 'mentally challenged' quite a few times so I need synonyms, or even something like 'he has a slow mind'. Thank you :*
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Piper Piper | 9 days ago
Schools throw around cognitive disability, cognitive impairment, intellectual disability, borderline intelligence (mildly slow, IQ 71-84). These are all acceptable and not offensive.
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Piper Originally Answered: Could you consider 'slow minded' a politically correct synonym of 'mentally challenged'?
Schools throw around cognitive disability, cognitive impairment, intellectual disability, borderline intelligence (mildly slow, IQ 71-84). These are all acceptable and not offensive.
Piper Originally Answered: Could you consider 'slow minded' a politically correct synonym of 'mentally challenged'?
No, the phase "slow minded" is highly offensive. That is no different than calling someone "Retarded". The correct term to use is "Intelligently Disabled". BTW, "Mentally Challenged" could also highly offensive and should not be used either.

Mahlah Mahlah
No, the phase "slow minded" is highly offensive. That is no different than calling someone "Retarded". The correct term to use is "Intelligently Disabled". BTW, "Mentally Challenged" could also highly offensive and should not be used either.
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Jehu Jehu
well, after you have used "mentally challenged" a few times, just refer to them as the "challenged person". 'slow minded' can mean different things depending upon the context. It could be someone stubborn to change their view until totally convinced, or someone who does understand what you are talking about, but just needs time to absorb it, and integrate it in to the other knowledge and experience they have.
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Jehu Originally Answered: If some mentally challenged moron, is sending you hate mail.and calling you a "POS Liberal".what does.?
Don't mind them. They get mad at us smarty-pants Liberals for making them look like fools. Having someone run intellectual circles around you is a humiliating experience, and Cons are used to it.

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