Intellectual disability

Intellectual disability, also known as mental retardation, is a term used when there are limits to a personís ability to learn at an expected level and function in daily life. Levels of intellectual disability vary greatly in children - from a very slight problem to a very severe problem. Children ...1

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Causes

Causes of intellectual disability include:

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Differential Diagnosis of Intellectual disability

Selective mutism: A person with selective mutism will often have other fears and social anxieties, and they may also have additional speech and language difficulties in childhood. They're often wary of doing anything that draws attention to them because ...2

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Causes List for Intellectual disability

Possible causes of Intellectual disability (or similar symptoms) may include:3

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References

  1. Source: CDC NCBDDD: cdc.gov/ ncbddd/ actearly/ pdf/ parents_pdfs/ IntellectualDisability.pdf
  2. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ selective-mutism/ 
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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