SEVERE MENTAL RETARDATION

The diagnostic category that applies to people with IQs of 20 to 30 and is about 70% of people with mental retardation. These people do not acquire any academic skills and have motor and sensory problems.

SEVERE MENTAL RETARDATION: "People with severe mental retardation can usually learn to dress and feed themselves."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEVERE MENTAL RETARDATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/severe-mental-retardation/ (accessed December 9, 2019).
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