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Intellectual and Developmental Disability

Date: July 18 2020

Summary: What is Intellectual and Developmental Disability

Keywords: ##zettel #intellectual #developmental #disability #disability ##health #archive


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Table of Contents

  1. How To Cite
  2. References
  3. Discussion:

Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) is a lifelong disability that manifests before age 18. It imposes limits on areas of learning, language, and behavior. [1]

An estimated 2.6 - 4 million people with intellectual and developmental disabilities reside in US community settings. [2], [3] RQ: I wonder if this includes autistic individuals

How To Cite

Zelko, Jacob. Intellectual and Developmental Disability. July 18 2020.


[1] CDC, “Developmental Disabilities | CDC,” Sep. 26, 2019. (accessed Jul. 14, 2020).

[2] S. A. Larson, K. C. Lakin, L. Anderson, N. Kwak Lee, J. H. Lee, and D. Anderson, “Prevalence of mental retardation and developmental disabilities: Estimates from the 1994/1995 National Health Interview Survey Disability Supplements,” Am. J. Ment. Retard., vol. 106, no. 3, pp. 231–252, 2001.

[3] G. T. Fujiura, “Continuum of intellectual disability: Demographic evidence for the ‘forgotten generation’,” Ment. Retard., vol. 41, no. 6, pp. 420–429, 2003.


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