Intellectual disability 1 involves problems with general mental abilities that affect functioning in two areas: intellectual functioning (such as learning, problem solving, judgement) adaptive functioning (activities of daily life such as communication and independent living). Intellectual disorder (). This disorder is characterized by significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning, significant deficits in current adaptive functioning, and manifestation of the disorder before age
Dec 02, · Intellectual disability causes significant limitations to a person’s intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior. Intellectual disability is Author: Jennifer Huizen. Feb 07, · Intellectual disability is a disorder marked by below average intellectual function and a lack of skills necessary for independent daily living. The condition begins in the developmental period.
May 15, · A systematic review of the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in adults with intellectual disability, – J Ment Health Res Intellect Disabil. ;6(3)– Cited by: 3. Intellectual disability refers to a measured, below-average intelligence, to the extent that the individual lacks the skills necessary to perform basic daily functions. Intellectual disability is usually diagnosed during childhood and will persist throughout a person's entire lifetime.