Daily Archives: May 30, 2013

The “R-word” has been banished…new criteria for intellectual disability

The most important change in the new criteria involves a decrease in the emphasis upon intelligence tests in the classification of intellectual disability in favor of a severity of impairment classification based upon adaptive functioning along with intelligence testing. Continue reading

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