AAMR

AcronymDefinition
AAMRAmerican Association on Mental Retardation (now American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities)
AAMRAge-Adjusted Mortality Rate
AAMRAnti-Aging Medical Research
AAMRAcute Antibody-Mediated Rejection
AAMRAssociation for the Advancement of Medicine by Research (est. 1882; UK)
AAMRAfrican American Male Research (Washington, DC)
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(212) After extended discussion and analysis, and over Justice Alcala's dissent--which criticized the majority opinion for its continued reliance on the superseded 1992 AAMR definition of intellectual disability and adherence to the Briseno factors, (213) and for "cherry pick[ing]" (214) two of Moore's higher IQ scores as measures of his intellectual functioning--the court majority denied Moore relief on his Atkins claim.
When analyzing the municipalities with the largest AAMR, stands out the municipality of Medellin in Veracruz, with 188.4; Apizaco, Tlaxcala, with 17.4; Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche, with 16.1; Leon, Guanajuato, with 10.9; Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur; Durango, Durango; and Benito Juarez, Quintana Roo, all with 9.4 by 106 inhabitants (table 5).
Instead, a significant limitation in intellectual functioning should be defined as performance that is at least two standard deviations below the mean, as both the AAMR and the APA recommended, and the Virginia statute provides.
Despite these cultural shifts and the British scientific community's empowerment through the AAMR and its support from continental Europe, I would argue that revulsion to French experimental physiology was still to be a central part of the antivivisection crusade during this period, and the image of the French vivisector as a bloodthirsty sadist was to remain prevalent in humane advocacy.
Por otra parte, la relevancia adquirida por la CA hizo que otros sistemas diagnosticos incorporaran ideas expuestas por la AAMR. Es asi como la Asociacion Americana de Psiquiatria, en el Manual Diagnostico y Estadistico de los Trastornos Mentales (Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders DSM-IV, American Psychiatric Association, 1994), adopta los criterios diagnosticos de discapacidad intelectual de la Asociacion Americana de Retraso Mental (Luckasson et al., 1992), y en lo que respecta a la CA considera limitaciones en 2 de las 10 areas de habilidades adaptativas introducidas en este sistema, lo que ademas se mantiene en la ultima publicacion (Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders DSM-IV TR, American Psychiatric Association, 2000).
The American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR) gave a functional definition of mental retardation emphasizing the interaction between the person with disability and the context, in which he or she lives, learns, works, or plays.
(AAMR) brief argued that neither homosexual individuals nor individuals with disabilities can be characterized as merely "identifiable groups," as the Colorado Supreme Court has done.
He assisted in the creation of a division within the American Association of Mental Retardation (AAMR) called the National Alliance of Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) and has held memberships with the Brain Injury Association of NY and Alliance for Nonprofit Governance.