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Mental Retardation

Also called Cognitive Impairment.

Significantly sub average general intellectual functioning and concurrent deficits in adaptive behavior (daily living, social, communication, self care skills, etc. ) relative to their developmental age. Onset must be before the age of 18.

Levels of Cognitive Disability:

Mild: IQ level 50-55 to 69

Moderate: IQ level 35-40 to 50-55

Severe: IQ level 20-25 to 35-40

Profound: IQ level below 20-25

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