Intellectual Disability is a neurodevelopmental disorder where intellectual and adaptive functioning is highly impaired. An individual with Intellectual Disability typically has an IQ score below 70. Intellectual functioning, refers to general mental capacity, such as learning, reasoning, problem solving, and so on. ï»¿People with severe intellectual disability may experience seizures, mood disorders (anxiety, autism, etc.), motor skills impairment, vision problems, and/or hearing problems. ï»¿People with intellectual disabilities can and do learn new skills, but they learn them more slowly.
Journals Related to Intellectual Disability
Brain Disorders & Therapy, Autism-Open Access, Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior, Journal of Neurological Disorders, Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology, Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities