Saturday, January 21, 2012


Normal IQ 90-110 - 68% of people

average IQ is 115-85

130 or higher you are gifted. NOT IN THE DSM. If you get this high the numbers don't mean anything anymore

IQ remains stable throughout a persons life.

70-80 borderline intellectual functioning. 

70 or below is Mental retardation.

 4 types of MR:

Mild 55-70
-educatable- they can learn -can get to a 6th grade level

Moderate 35-55
-trainable- can teach to do things but can't think beyond what they are taught. ie when it's snowing person doesn't wear a coat.

Severe 20-35
Profound below 20

-The higher the level the more common it is

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