Intellectual Disability: Understanding Its Development, Causes, Classification, Evaluation, and Treatment

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Index
Note: page numbers followed by t and f indicate tables and figures.
AAMR (American Association on Mental Retardation), 5, 349 AAMR Adaptive/Support Scales
AAMR Adaptive Behavior Scales, 45, 174t, 281
AAMR Supplemental Protection and Advocacy Scale, 74
AAMR Supports Intensity Scale, 74
AAMR Supports Intensity Scoring Form and Profile, 74
Support scales for exceptional medical supports needs, 74
AAMR Multidimensional Approach, 58– 62, 66–69, 66f, 68t, 74
assumptions and key elements of, 58– 59
context and behavioral phenotype of, 66–67
framework for assessment in, 67–69, 66f, 68t
diagnosis, 67, 68t
classification, 66f, 67, 68t
planning of supports, 67, 68t, 69– 71
implications of 2002 AAMR system, 71–72
issues in application of, 72–74
issues regarding levels of intellectual disability in, 59–62
AAMR elimination of levels of severity, 59–60
AAMR emphasis on adaptive skills and supports, 59–61
intellectual disability vs. learning disability, 61–62
use of etiology and levels of intellectual disability for prevalence, 62
use of “mild cognitive disability,” 62
use of “mild mental retardation,” 61
support rating systems, 73–74
Aging and intellectual disability, 276–82, 372. See also National Goals Conference
ongoing health assessment, 278–9
consent to treatment, 279, 372
physical health concerns, 277
psychopathology, 279–82
clinical dementia, 279–81
dementia in Down syndrome, 281–2
specific health risks, 277–8
in Down syndrome, 278
in fragile X syndrome, 277–8
in Prader-Willi syndrome, 278

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