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Intellectual Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorders 1768

Sorokin A.B.
PhD in Biology, Leading Researcher, Federal Resource Center for Organization of Comprehensive Support for Children with ASD, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia

The article introduces the modern understanding of intellectual disability as a diagnostic category. It is based on the description of the structure, recommended for professional use in the USA. The necessity of intellect testing in individuals with autism spectrum disorders is discussed alongside with its place among other diagnostic measures

Keywords: autism, autism spectrum disorders, intellect, IQ

Column: Psychology of special and inclusive education


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