Cognitive Disability in Children vs. Adults


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Which of the following examples could be classified as a mild cognitive disability?

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1. Which of the following would be considered an example of a severe cognitive disability?

2. When a cognitive disability is identified in children and young adults under the age of 22, it is also often referred to as

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are severe and mild cognitive disabilities? What are treatment options for some types of cognitive disorders? These questions are examples of what you would need to know when you use this quiz and worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You must be able to do the following to successfully complete this quiz:

  • Identify mild and severe cognitive disabilities based on given examples
  • State another term used for a cognitive disability in children or young adults
  • Recognize causes of an adult onset of a cognitive disability
  • Describe treatment for mild cognitive disabilities

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as how mild and severe cognitive disabilities are displayed
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what term is used to describe a cognitive disability in children
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about cognitive disability causes in adults and treatment options for mild cognitive disorders

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Cognitive Disability in Children vs. Adults more extensively explores this topic. By using this lesson, you will learn:

  • What a cognitive disability is
  • How mild cognitive disorders differ from severe disabilities
  • Things that are considered major life activities
  • What treatment for a cognitive disability is based on