Developmental Disabilities: Mental Retardation


Subject:
Disabilities , Developmental & Learning Disabilities

Description:
Fact sheet about mental retardation (sometimes referred to as a cognitive or intellectual disability), which "is characterized both by a significantly below-average score on a test of mental ability or intelligence and by limitations in the ability to function in areas of daily life." Covers causes, research, resources available to people with mental retardation and their parents, and related matters. From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Publisher:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/dd/ddmr.htm


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