Intellectual Disabilities

Intellectual Disabilities (formerly Mental Retardation)

From the Centers for Disease Control. Learn the Signs, Act Early.

Children with intellectual disability may:

  • sit up, crawl, or walk later than other children
  • learn to talk later, or have trouble speaking
  • find it hard to remember things
  • have trouble understanding social rules
  • have trouble seeing the results of their actions
  • have trouble solving problems