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Intellectual Disabilities - Facts for Families

Intellectual disability (ID) is a diagnosis given when an individual has problems both in intellectual functioning and the ability to function in everyday activities. An individual with ID may have problems with speaking, reading, eating, using a telephone, taking care of themselves, or interacting appropriately with others. The American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry's Facts for Families provide concise and up-to-date information on Intellectual Disabilities for families.


https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/FFF-Guide/Children-with-an-Intellectual-Disability-023.aspx

 

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