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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellectual_disability

Intellectual disability (ID), also known as general learning disability, and mental retardation (MR), is a generalized neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significantly impaired intellectual and adaptive functioning. It is defined by an IQ score under 70 in addition to deficits in two or more ...

aaidd.org/intellectual-disability/definition

Definition of Intellectual Disability. Intellectual disability is a disability characterized by significant limitations in both intellectual functioning and in adaptive ...

aaidd.org/intellectual-disability/definition/faqs-on-intellectual-disability

Intellectual disability encompasses the “cognitive” part of this definition, that is, a disability that is broadly related to thought processes. Because intellectual and ...

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.specialeducationguide.com/disability-profiles/intellectual-disability

Definition. Intellectual disability, formerly labeled “mental retardation,” is defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as “significantly ...

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

Intellectual disability is a below-average cognitive ability with three (3) ... and the fact that a person with a developmental disability definition may or may not ...

www.apa.org/pi/disability/resources/publications/newsletter/2016/09/intellectual-disability.aspx

The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual on Mental Disorders, use the term ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intellectual%20disability

Sep 11, 2017 ... Define intellectual disability: significant impairment in intellectual ability accompanied by deficits in… — intellectual disability in a sentence.

www.asha.org/Practice-Portal/Clinical-Topics/Intellectual-Disability

The definitions of intellectual disability (ID) and related terminology have evolved over time to reflect the legal and social gains made by individuals with such a ...