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Mental Retardation
Mental retardation

There is one checklist in this section:

  • Mental Retardation
Definition of Mental Retardation: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Mental retardation means significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning, existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior and manifested during the developmental period, that adversely affects a child's educational performance.

How to Use the Checklist
Complete the Checklist

Fill in the administrative details at the top of the form.

Consider each item in turn. Record your subjective evaluation of the extent to which that item applies to the student.

Add any additional comments or qualifications in the space provided at the end of the questionnaire.

Interpret the Checklist

The checklist is a screening instrument, and the ratings that you have selected reflect your observations of the child or adolescent. The more items that apply ...

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