Intellectual Disabilities Overview

This chapter was developed to provide resources for job training, recreational and social skills opportunities that may be more appropriate for some ABE students. Since many disabilities are hidden, it…

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Identification and Diagnosis

Intellectual Disability diagnosis may occur based on many different factors such as: Timing Prenatal Chromosome disorders or disorders of brain formation before birth.  Down Syndrome is the most  common.  An…

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Instructional Strategies

Once an individual has been identified as having an intellectual disability, an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is developed in the K-12 school system.  The individual is eligible for services under…

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Resources

Metro Resource Locations and Statewide Organizations Access Ability, Inc. Serves a diverse community of people, all of whom face barriers to sustainable employment and community inclusion. These barriers include disabilities,…

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