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Intellectual Disability

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Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Scope Note: Subnormal intellectual functioning which originates during the developmental period. This has multiple potential etiologies, including genetic defects and perinatal insults. Intelligence quotient (IQ) scores are commonly used to determine whether an individual has an intellectual disability. IQ scores between 70 and 79 are in the borderline range. Scores below 67 are in the disabled range. (from Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch55, p28) Created For = LHSA-Dott

Found in 3009 Collections and/or Records:

1.3 Female, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, September 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 1.
Dates: Other: September 1947

1.4 Female, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, September 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 1.
Dates: Other: September 1947

1.5 Female, 35-44 yrs, High grade mental defective, May 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1
Scope and Contents "One of an unsatisfactory family - none of them is any good, they spend their money on pictures and cigarettes, are always in financial trouble, delicate and half=starved looking, full of TB, very dirty and verminous."
Dates: Other: May 1947

1.7 Male, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, June 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 1.
Dates: Other: June 1947

2.1 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and Backward, Physical illness or invalidism, April 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This boy has an IQ of 71. He is TB?, has had double pneumonia, off school for the last 4 months. Naturally backward aswell as backward through illness. Gentle and polite child but very backward. Neglected by mother who has to go out and work. Registrar: Mother a big strong woman, looks simple, she was herself illegitimate. Dr confirms - thsi boy has been ill a lot, but apart from that he is not normal and will be a handful. His brother is very impertinent. The children have no proper...
Dates: Other: April 1945

2.2 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Low grade mental defective , May 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This girl was very backward at school. Would not speak, snivvled a lot, cried if you looked at her. Is now a maid? Dr says this girl is "kind of stupid, not very bright"."
Relatives in survey: Father 2.17
Dates: Other: May 1945

2.3 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, November 1944

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This girl had an IQ of 74. She is now a maid. Reconditioned house, 2 rooms and kitchen for 5, clean. Family relations harmonious. Dr considers this girl quite bright with a good vocabulary. [Female informant] says she is a very good girl, supersensitive, always ready to burst into tears, rather slow."
Relatives in survey: 2.53, 2.4, 2.5
Dates: Other: November 1944

2.5 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and Backward, November 1944

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This boy had an IQ of 78 at school. Was an estate worker, now on a farm. "No use, never was, never will be"."
Relatives in survey: 2.3
Dates: Other: November 1944

2.6 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, High grade mental defective, April 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This child is hopeless, irritating and destructive, his IQ could not be taken. He is apt to wander away. His teacher feels he is bad enough for an institution. "An awful torment". Father farm worker. Mother, easy going, slovenly and good-natured. Dr confirms - thinks he is MD."
Relatives in survey: 2.38
Dates: Other: April 1945

2.7 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, April 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This boy had an IQ of 76, his backwardness is ascribed to ill health but [female informant] says he would never be very bright. Nice child, very well turned out. "Awfu' bad at reading but can memorise"."
Relatives in survey: 2.21
Dates: Other: April 1945