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Intellectual Disability

 Subject
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:

12.5 Male, Single, 25-34 yrs, Dull and backward, March 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/11
Scope and Contents "This man, a farm worker, has been in trouble with the police for housebreaking. Dr says this man and his sister were both simple."
Relatives in survey: mother 12.3
Dates: Other: March 1946

1.26 Male, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, September 1947

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

12.6 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, High grade mental defective, May 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/11
Scope and Contents "This boy has an IQ of 70. He is pretty hopeless, very slow in answering."
Relatives in survey: 12.65
Dates: Other: May 1946

12.7 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, May 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/11
Scope and Contents "This girl was not bright at school, was slow, just dull. She is now working as a domestic on a farm. [Male informant] says the children are not bright but will be good enough for farm or domestic service. Nurse says this family is a very nice one. Three rooms, clean. Dr says this is a good family, decent parents."
Relatives in survey: 12.8
Dates: Other: May 1946

1.28 Male, 45-54 yrs, Dull and backward, May 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1

12.8 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, Stammering, May 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/11
Scope and Contents "This lad is not bright, has defective speech, reading poor, artithmetic all right. No trouble."
Relatives in survey: 12.7
Dates: Other: May 1946

1.30 Female, 35-44 yrs, Dull and backward, May 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1

13.1 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, September 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/12
Scope and Contents "Very Poor, will not pass the control, can't spell, otherwise as for sister. He smiles a lot, seems quite smart."
Relatives in survey: sister 13.2
Dates: September 1946