Classification for Intellectually Disabled
There are many different descriptions and conditions of intellectual disability.
Intellectually disabled athletes must have substantial limitation in present functioning characterised by intellectual functioning. (The athlete's intellectual functioning is approximately 70 - 75 or below). Limitations in two or more of the following adaptive skill areas; communication, self-care,; home living, social skills, community use, self direction, health and safety, functional academics, leisure and work. They must have acquired their condition before age 18.
Last update on: 6 March 2008