Intellectual Development Disorder

Below average intelligence and set of life skills present before age 18.
Intellectual function can be measured with a test.
The main symptom is difficulty thinking and understanding. Life skills that can be impacted include certain conceptual, social, and practical skills.
Special education and behavioral therapy can help a person live to his or her fullest.

 

Cluster Number:
Wiki Number: W107
Diagnosis: Intellectual Development Disorder
US Patients: 2-3%
World Patients:
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Causes: Mental Retardation and Autism Spectrum make up the greatest proportions
Medications: antipsychotics and benzodiazepines
Therapies: careful analysis and years of good teaching; educable = IQ of 50-75;

Youtube Video:

What are the causes of Intellectual Developmental Disorder?

Amazon or Library Book: Job Readiness Workbook

Click the book to link or order from Amazon.

Support Group: facebook.com/groups/pacdd

(This is a private group, entitled “Parents of Adults with Developmental Disabilities and Other Support Needs.”)

Contact your local Social Security office for possible Disability Benefits through their Disability Determination Services,

Section 12.05.

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