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Guide to Intellectual Disabilities

mini-avidson Cervantes, assigned to the guided missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37), helps a child read a book at Holomua Elementary School in Ewa Beach, HawaiiAn Intellectual Disability (or Mental Retardation) is a condition which is characterized by a learning impairment. This condition can be of varying severity, resulting in different levels of function. People with this condition can learn to do things over time, though they may struggle with problem solving or other higher cognitive functions. Children with intellectual disabilities can learn, however they need special techniques and support. This guide contains articles that will help teachers and parents of persons with this condition to understand more. Also includes are tips and ideas that will help you support them better. This collection also includes teaching tips and effective techniques that can be used both at home and school.

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