Students with Intellectual Disabilities


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To be diagnosed as intellectually disabled, individuals must score:

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1. The hallmark of an intellectual disability is:

2. Which of the following is NOT common among students with intellectual disabilities?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Measure your understanding of intellectual disabilities using this short quiz and worksheet assessment. To do well on this quiz, you must be familiar with facts about intellectual disability and academic performance, aptitude scoring and classroom accommodations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

On this quiz, you will be tested on your ability to do the following:

  • Understand what must be scored on a mental aptitude test to be considered intellectually disabled
  • Identify the hallmark of an intellectual disability
  • Recognize true statements about students with intellectual disabilities
  • Explain a reason or reasons why students with intellectual disabilities display below-average academic performance
  • Select an example of a classroom accommodation for students with intellectual disabilities

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as a hallmark of intellectual disability
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding why intellectually disabled students might perform poorly academically and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding classroom accommodations for students with intellectual disabilities

Additional Learning

You will gain more insight into this topic when you use the lesson titled Students with Intellectual Disabilities. Details you will review include:

  • Which score on a mental aptitude test reflects an average level of functioning
  • What is meant by the term 'intellectual aptitude'
  • How classrooms can implement accommodations for students with intellectual disabilities