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SECTION 1: Introduction A. About this Course B. Learning Objectives SECTION 2: Defining Intellectual Disability A. Meet Rosa B. The Definition of Intellectual Disability C. Why It Is Important to Define Intellectual Disability D. Historical Approaches to Defining Intellectual Disability E. Social Approach F. Clinical Approach G. Intellectual Approach H. Dual-Criterion Approach I. Current Definition and Its Assumptions J. Consistency of Definition K. A Comparison of Two Definitions L. Defining the Boundaries of Intellectual Disability M. The Importance of Consistency for Defining ID N. Meet Hakim O. Section Summary SECTION 3: Multidimensional Framework for Understanding Intellectual Disability A. Conceptual Framework of Human Functioning B. Dimension I: Intellectual Abilities C. Dimension II: Adaptive Behavior D. Dimension III: Health E. Dimension IV: Participation F. Dimension V: Context G. Dimension V: A Look at Contextual Factors H. Supports I. Context of Supports J. Environment and Supports K. Egalitarian Basis of Supports L. Exercise: A Review of the Five Dimensions M. Vince’s Assessment for Jorge N. Section Summary SECTION 4: Role of Assessment in Diagnosis, Classification, and Systems of Supports A. Role of Assessment B. Assessment Framework C. A Closer Look at the Assessment Framework D. Assessing to Diagnose Intellectual Disability E. Assessing to Classify F. Assessing for Planning and Developing Supports G. Assessment Criteria H. Match between Assessment Purpose and Process I. Validity J. Benefit K. Benefit L. Exercise: Understanding the Assessment Framework and Criteria M. Erica’s New Program N. Section Summary SECTION 5. Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. References D. Congratulations!
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The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) stands at the forefront of defining what constitutes intellectual disability. AAIDD promotes the vision that with appropriate supports, you can enhance a person with an intellectual disability’s ability to function in society of a person with intellectual disability. Disclosure: American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.