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Should we abandon the concept of mild learning disability?

Whitaker, Simon (2003) Should we abandon the concept of mild learning disability? Clinical Psychology (29). pp. 16-19. ISSN 1473-8279

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      Abstract

      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.

      Item Type: Article
      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
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      Depositing User: Simon Whitaker
      Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2009 09:42
      Last Modified: 22 Dec 2010 16:42
      URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/4292

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