Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 5, § 56039 - Intellectual Disability (ID)

Intellectual disability (ID) is defined as significant limitations both in intellectual functioning and in adaptive behavior that affect and limit the student's ability to access the educational process. An individual may have an intellectual disability when:

(1) the person's functioning level is below average intellectual ability; and
(2) the person has significant limitations in adaptive skill areas as expressed in conceptual, social, academic and practical skills in independent living and employment; and,
(3) the disability originated before the age of 18.


Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 5, § 56039

Note: Authority cited: Sections 67312, 70901 and 84850, Education Code. Reference: Sections 67310- 67312 and 84850, Education Code.

1. New section filed 9-17-2015; operative 10-17-2015. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Education Code section 70901.5 (Register 2015, No. 38).

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