Intellectual disability

Intellectual disability, a term that is replacing "mental retadation" in common and professional useage, refers to persons exhibiting impaired intellectual and adaptive functioning manifested during the developmental period (before 22 years of age).

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People related to the topic: Intellectual disability

Jim Bodfish, Ph.D.
Professor of Hearing & Speech Sciences and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Erik Carter, Ph.D.
Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and Professor of Special Education

Paul Dressler, M.D., MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Medicine

Elisabeth Dykens, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Pediatrics; Co-Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

H. Carl Haywood, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, Emeritus, Peabody College

Robert Hodapp, Ph.D.
Professor of Special Education; Director of Research, UCEDD

Elise McMillan, J.D.
Co-Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Director of Community Engagement and Public Policy
Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

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