What’s in a word? An enormous amount, when that word is “retardation.”
Tag intellectual disability
What does having an intellectual disability look like as one moves from childhood into old age?
In which we look at the effect that standardized testing, mandated by NCLB, has on those with intellectual disabilities.
In which we take a look at the difficulties faced by persons with intellectual disabilities in the legal system.
In which one of my students discusses the struggles and triumphs of having a child with ID.
In which one of my students takes a look at what therapies have been found to be useful for those with intellectual disabilities.
In which the change from the DSM-IV’s “mental retardation” to the DSM-V’s “intellectual disability” is discussed.