Intellectual Disabilities

What it is

A formal exceptionality, identified by an Identification Placement and Review Committee (IPRC), in the category of Intellect, based on a psychological diagnosis characterized by below-average intelligence.



Resources
• DSM-v

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition
Used by non-teacher medical and/or psychological professionals to diagnosis various conditions.

PowerPoint outlining criteria for intellectual diagnosis

What MID is and best practices.

Strategies and characteristics for students who are slower learners, provided by the Special Needs Ontario Window (SNOW).