intellectually disabled

adjective

Definition of intellectually disabled

: affected by intellectual disability intellectually disabled children/adults The academy students, ages 18 to 21, are intellectually disabled students who are at what's called a transition age and are preparing to be self-sustaining adults with the experience to land and hold down various kinds of jobs.— Juan Siliezar … lawmakers are poised to pass legislation that will put Florida on the cutting edge in education, savings and employment opportunities for the intellectually disabled.— William March

First Known Use of intellectually disabled

1955, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of intellectually disabled was in 1955

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“Intellectually disabled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intellectually%20disabled. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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intellectually disabled

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Medical Definition of intellectually disabled

: affected by intellectual disability intellectually disabled children/adults State officials and special education advocates are pushing legislation aimed at breaking down barriers they say are keeping thousands of intellectually disabled Bay State students from enrolling in college classes.— Kathleen McKiernan, The Boston Herald

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