MILD MENTAL RETARDATION

is a classification category which applies to those with an IQ between the range of 50 and 69, which is application of roughly 80% of those considered mentally retarded.

MILD MENTAL RETARDATION: "Those with an IQ between 50 and 69 would be diagnosed as being mildly mentally retarded."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MILD MENTAL RETARDATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mild-mental-retardation/ (accessed November 19, 2019).
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