Making a Determination of Intellectual Disability: The Right, The Wrong, and The Ugly

November 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Winnipeg Manitoba

Presented by the Manitoba Psychological Society.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this course, the attendee should be able to:
- recall with specific details the diagnostic criteria for intellectual disability;
- identify the recent changes in the DSM as they relate to the diagnosis of intellectual disability;
- recall the properties of standardized assessment instruments that are considered “gold standard” for
the assessment of intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior;
- identify the importance of having multiple sources of information, and identify the potential sources for
critical collateral information needed, in the evaluation of adaptive behavior;
- assess for potential bias in effort of the assessed person as well as informant bias during their evaluation.

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