What are Cognitive Disabilities? - Definition, Types & Examples


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What is the most common type of cognitive disability?

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1. What type of cognitive disability has IQ scores that range from 30-55?

2. What is the range of IQ scores for a mild cognitive disability?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cognitive disabilities are impairments of intellectual function, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you find out how much you know about them. You should be familiar with different types of cognitive disorders and their symptoms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • What causes Down Syndrome
  • Characteristics of Prader-Willi Syndrome
  • Different types of cognitive disabilities

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on disabilities that impact intellectual function
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding IQ scores associated with different types of cognitive disabilities
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about causes and characteristics of common disorders related to cognitive disabilities

Additional Learning

The lesson What are Cognitive Disabilities? - Definition, Types & Examples offers even more information on this subject. Learning objectives include:

  • Understand the definition of cognitive disability
  • Know symptoms of cognitive disabilities
  • Identify and define examples of cognitive disabilities