Mild Intellectual Disability


Mild Intellectual Disability (MID) is an intellectual disability that an individual develops basic social, language and motor skills however at slow pace. In order to be diagnosed with MID there needs to test and assessment conducted. To be identified as an MID learner, their IQ scores are between 70-55; while their achievement results vary between 1 to 17 percentile ranges. The student has difficulty building positive relationships with their peers. Many MID students have difficulty maintaining their attention and become easily distracted. Students may have poor memory and difficulty recalling previous course material. The student may have difficulty understanding non verbal and animated gestures. MID students need support with change and hesitant to attempt new things. This type of student often is unorganized and misplacing items.

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