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Understanding Intellectual Deficit Disorder (IDD)

Look up intellectual deficit disorder (IDD) in a dictionary and you'll find the following: "A person with IDD (formerly mental retardation) struggles with an intellectual disability and has difficulties with adaptive functioning.  The illness always starts before the age of 18."  That's the formal definition, but what does it mean?  Here's an overview: What are… Continue reading Understanding Intellectual Deficit Disorder (IDD)