Is it possible to increase a mentally retarded child’s IQ?
No, but medical care and proper training can assist their development.
How does rehabilitation/training help?
Rehabilitation/training encourages mentally retarded children to be independent and self-reliant, enabling them to interact better in the community.
Can rehabilitation alone effectively assist the development of mentally retarded children?
No, rehabilitation alone will not be effective. Strong parental supports, as well as assistance from the community, are vital to assist mentally retarded children to develop their potential to the fullest.
Are all mentally retarded children the same?
No, their medical conditions are different - and therefore, their IQ’s and behavior will also vary.
|Mild mental retardation
|Moderate mental retardation
|Sever mental retardation
|Profound mental retardation
||IQ 20 or less