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Information about Intellectual/Developmental Disability

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What are Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities?

As definitions still exist in law and doctrine these two terms Intellectual Impairment and Developmental Disability are not synonymous. We are including these two together under one concept until more changes are made.

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What are the causes of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities?



What are the characteristics of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities?

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What are the statistics regarding Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities?




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