Results for: Intellectual Disability

What are the differences between 'intellectual disability' and 'mental retardation'?

A learning disability and an intellectual disability are two distinctly separate conditions. People who have a learning disability generally have average or above-average IQ (MORE)
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Is Autism an intellectual disability?

Generally, no. However, depending on where you are on the spectrum,  you have a higher risk of being mentally challenged. For example,  people with Asperger's are generally (MORE)
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Do kids with intellectual disability like to hurt animals?

Not as a rule. Of course, kids with intellectual disabilities can be psychotics just like average kids or really smart kids.
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Where do you take disability and intellectually challenged people for activities?

Take them the same places that you like to go! I have a cousin in a wheelchair, and when we go places I just have to think of any obstacles we might encounter before we get th (MORE)
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What IQ scores are considered an intellectual disability?

IQ and mental disability are different issues for the most part. It is quite possible to be intellectually gifted but developmentally impaired. The actual IQ scale is measured (MORE)