Intellectual disabilities

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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 ...

aaidd.org/intellectual-disability/definition

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

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

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 involves problems with general mental abilities that affect functioning in two areas: intellectual functioning and adaptive functioning.

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, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disabilities_affecting_intellectual_abilities

There are a variety of medical conditions affecting cognitive ability. This is a broad concept ... By contrast, people with cognitive impairment have, or previously had, normal IQ, but now show ... A specific learning disability cannot be cured or fixed, but the effects can be mitigated by the use of different learning strategies.

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 ...

Intellectual disabilities