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Lecture 6 Notes Mental Retardation The name “mental retardation” is being changed to intellectual disability. Mild mental retardation is between 55-69 on IQ test. “Overbrook school” Language skills, motor skills and adaptive skills are those that are lacking in students with mental retardation Trends in Diagnosis Developmental Delay is not mental retardation. When children go to
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Unformatted text preview: school, they are not considered developmentally delayed. Developmental Delay is a term used in Early Intervention and is a broad category. After the child turns 6, they are re-evaluated. Advances in Assessment and Diagnosis • MR receives the most state support and is more severe. MR diagnosis is always primary because it receives the most money...
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