Flashcards in Mental Retardation and Down Syndrome Deck (12)
The most current approach to programming in the field of mental retardation is a functional, _____ model
What can be defined as disability characterized by significant limitations in both intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior expressed in conceptual, social, and practical adaptive skills?
What are the 3 criteria for defining mental retardation?
- IQ falls 2 SD below norm
- deficits in adaptive function
- occurs under the age of 18
The cause of mental retardation is unknown in __% of cases
Mental retardation is _ times more prevalent among men than women.
__% of all people with mental retardation have a mild form, __% a moderate form, and _% a severe or profound form
What is the most prevalent form of mental retardation?
Mental retardation is diagnosed through the administration of a standardized intelligence test and can be confirmed if the IQ is __ or lower
What are 3 instruments most commonly used for the assessment of intellectual functioning?
- Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale
- Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-IV
- Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children
Other than low IQ, what are typically the presenting symptoms in individuals with intellectual disabilities?
impairments in adaptive functioning
What are adaptive skills?
skills considered to be central to successful life functioning