Blog Posts - Intellectual Disability

Does a low IQ score matter? Mental retardation becomes Intellectual Disability.

Mental retardation becomes Intellectual Disability.  By David Joel Miller There has been a lot of misunderstanding about IQ Scores, what they mean and just how significant a low IQ score may be. Some of the things we thought we knew … Continue...
by counseolrssoapbox on Sep 13, 2013

SSA Drops Official Term “Mental Retardation”; Switches to “Intellectual Disability”

Aside from being physically vulnerable, people with disabilities are likewise emotionally susceptible. Therefore, people that surround them should be sensitive enough when addressing or referring to them. In the aspect of terminology, different terms...

Music Thursdays: Drake’s Jodeci Freestyle Autism Controversy

There’s a controversy brewing in the music world, and it involves people who have autism, Asperger’s, or other intellectual disabilities.  Last month, Drake released his latest song titled “Jodeci Freestyle.”  Yes, it’...
by Geek Alabama on Jul 18, 2013

Low Functioning Autism’s Genetic Roots?

I am currently taking at genetics course at Duke University, hence the inspiration for my last post. One of my assignments also looked at a correlation between genetics and autism I thought I would share it on here! I hope … Continue readi...
by Cognitive Consonance on Jul 10, 2013

The Effects of the R-Word

A North Carolina man speaks out against Ann Coulter on behalf of those with special needs and learning disabilities...
by friday coming soon on Oct 29, 2012

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