Developmental Disability

What it is

A formal exceptionality, identified by an Identification Placement and Review Committee (IPRC), in the category of Intelligence. Also a psychological, diagnosed condition characterized by significantly below average intellectual ability, approximately the second percentile or below. Deficits in adaptive functioning are also present.



Resources
• DSM-v

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition
Used by non-teacher medical and/or psychological professionals to diagnosis various conditions.

PowerPoint outlining criteria for intellectual diagnosis

Activities, games, and information.

Special Education Ontario Window (SNOW).