A general overview of the causes and management of intellectual disabilities. This lesson provides a basic understanding of a mentally disabled person’s life, emphasizing similarities rather than differences, to foster compassion and patience among caregivers.
Define intellectual disability.
Discuss the common causes of intellectual disability.
Describe the four levels of intellectual disabilities.
Name at least two ways (for each area) to help clients who have intellectual disabilities meet their mental, physical, behavioral, and social challenges.
Describe how you can support the rights of clients with intellectual disabilities.