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prohibits discrimination based on disability, ensures protections similar to the Civil Rights Act of 1964
* Benefits Americans with disabilities
* Increases access, education, and employment
American Disabilities Act (1990
free appropriate public education and related services for all children, adolescents, and adults with disabilities
Individuals With Disabilities Act(1975, 1990, 2004)
requires access to education in the least restrictive environment
Public Law 94-142
long term, not curable, has residual features that result in limitations, requires special assistance or adaptation
Chronic health condition
severe, chronic disability of a person 5 years or older; attributable to a mental or physical impairment or both
Must manifest before the person turns 22, is likely to continue indefinitely, and results in substantial functional limitations in three or more areas of major life
I.e., self-care, language, learning, mobility, self-direction, capacity for independent living, and economic self-sufficiency
What is the new term for "mental retardation?"
Intellectual Disability is characterized by substantial limitations in cognitive functioning as well as two or more of the following limitations?
At what age does intellectual disability usually manifest by?
18 years old
Intellectual disability (ID) is defined by DSM V as "significantly sub-average intellectual functioning"...What is the IQ seen with ID?
IQ of less than 70
What is the mild IQ range?
IQ of 50 to 70
What is the moderate IQ range?
IQ of 36 to 51
What is the severe IQ range?
20 to 35
What is the most common IQ range seen with intellectual disability?
IQ of 50 to 70
80% of all intellectual disability