Category Archives: Mental Retardation

Intellectual Developmental Disorder / Mental Retardation

The term "mental retardation" is an often-misunderstood term and since it is seen as derogatory in the general public we use the term “intellectual disability.”  In general people believe that retardation is only diagnosed on the basis of below-normal intelligence (IQ), and that those with intellectual disabilities are unable to learn or to care for…
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