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Intellectual Disabilities Definition

1. Be identified by an Agency or professional as having;

a. A intellectual disability - A synonym for mental retardation. May also be used synonymously with mental or intellectual disability.

b. A intellectual delay (Learning slower than ones typical peers and requiring specially designed instruction. ) as determined by standardized measures such as intelligence quotient (IQ) or other generally acceptable measures.

The definition above is used with permission from:
http://www.specialolympicswisconsin.org/athlete/#eligibility