Whitaker, Simon (2003) Should we abandon the concept of mild learning disability? Clinical Psychology (29). pp. 16-19. ISSN 1473-8279
|Microsoft Word - Accepted Version |
Restricted to Repository staff only
|PDF (Word to PDF conversion (via antiword) conversion from application/msword to application/pdf) - Accepted Version |
Download (26kB) | Preview
It is argued that, as we are not able to measure IQ with sufficient accuracy to assign a large proportion as having an IQ either above or below 70, we should stop using IQ as a criterion for a learning disability service, and therefore abandon the concept of mild learning disability.
|Additional Information:||Reproduced with permission from Clinical Psychology © The British Psychological Society 2003.|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Schools:||School of Human and Health Sciences|
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Psychological Research
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Health and Social Care Research
|Depositing User:||Simon Whitaker|
|Date Deposited:||14 Jul 2009 09:42|
|Last Modified:||22 Dec 2010 16:42|
Downloader CountriesMore statistics for this item...
Repository Staff Only: item control page