Intellectual disabilities

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Intellectual disability (ID), also known as general learning disability, and mental retardation (MR), is a generalized neurodevelopmental disorder characterized ...

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Intellectual disability is a disability characterized by significant limitations in both intellectual functioning and in adaptive behavior, which covers many everyday ...

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Intellectual disability is a disability characterized by significant limitations both in intellectual functioning (reasoning, learning, problem solving) and in adaptive ...

What are intellectual disabilities?

kidshealth.org/en/kids/mental-retardation.html

If a kid has an intellectual disability, it means that he or she learns and develops more slowly than other kids. At one time, intellectual disabilities were called ...

www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/intellectual-disability/what-is-intellectual-disability

Intellectual disability affects about one percent of the population, and of those about 85 percent have mild intellectual disability. Males are more likely than ...

www.thearc.org/learn-about/intellectual-disability

The impact of having an intellecutal disability varies considerably, just as the range of abilities varies considerably among all people.

How do intellectual disabilities affect individuals?

www.thearc.org/what-we-do/resources/fact-sheets/introduction-to-intellectual-disability

A number of people with intellectual disability are mildly affected, making the disability ... In fact, many adults with intellectual disability can live independent, ...

www.thearc.org/document.doc?id=3661

of people with intellectual disability are mildly affected, making the disability difficult to ... In fact, many adults with intellectual disabilities can live inde- pendent ...

www.idrs.org.au/education/about-intellectual-disability.php

It does not view intellectual disability as an unchangeable characteristic of the individual. The effect of the disability or the capacity of the person is a function not  ...

Intellectual disabilities