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Can anything be done to alleviate the problems associated with intellectual disability - eg impaired memory, problem solving and thinking?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
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In brief: Educational &

behavioral therapy is geared to the individual's age & levels of cognitive & adaptive functioning.
Does he or she have SSI & Medicaid + ADA accomodations for work, if an adult? People with mild-moderate ID can learn, with repetition. Federal law grants a person with ID the right to services that promote integration into the community.If ID is severe-profound, to a competent caretaker.

In brief: Educational &

behavioral therapy is geared to the individual's age & levels of cognitive & adaptive functioning.
Does he or she have SSI & Medicaid + ADA accomodations for work, if an adult? People with mild-moderate ID can learn, with repetition. Federal law grants a person with ID the right to services that promote integration into the community.If ID is severe-profound, to a competent caretaker.
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