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What are the tests for mental retardation?
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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Observation
Testing for mr is a matter of formal or informal observation of how a child is functioning compared to other children the same age.
Approaches vary by age and circumstance. For young children, doctors may ask a series of questions about milestones that the child should be making at each check-up. There also are highly standardized formal tests that look at the child's ability directly.

In brief: Observation
Testing for mr is a matter of formal or informal observation of how a child is functioning compared to other children the same age.
Approaches vary by age and circumstance. For young children, doctors may ask a series of questions about milestones that the child should be making at each check-up. There also are highly standardized formal tests that look at the child's ability directly.
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