mild mental retardation


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mild mental retardation

[′mīld ′ment·əl ‚rē‚tär′dā·shən]
(psychology)
Subnormal general intellectual functioning in which the intelligence quotient is approximately 52-67.
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As a result, people with mild mental retardation rarely are suspected of, evaluated for, or identified as having severe deficits and mental retardation.
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The IQ range for mild mental retardation is approximately 50-69.
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This study assessed disproportionality across two educational environments--the general education classroom and separate class settings--within five disability classifications (emotional disturbance, mild mental retardation, moderate mental retardation, learning disabilities, and speech and language).
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