Profound Mental Retardation is defined as an individual having an IQ under 20. Approximately 1 % of those with retardation qualify as profoundly retarded. The low IQ is a function of not only intellectual factors, but with sensorimotor abnormalities as well. Treatment goals related to development include rudimentary speech and limited self care. Profoundly Mentally Retarded individuals require lifelong and highly structure environments and constant supervision.