Intellectual Disabilities (IND)


Definition

An intellectual disability is defined as significantly below average general intellectual and adaptive functioning manifested during the developmental period, with significant delays in academic skills. Developmental period refers to birth to eighteen (18) years of age.

Contacts

  • District InD Coordinators

State Laws and Regulations

The rule referenced below is specific to InD. Please refer to Volume I-B: Florida Statutes and State Board of Education Rules, Excerpts Related to Exceptional Student Education (PDF, 9MB) for a complete listing of laws and regulations applicable to exceptional student education.

Florida Resources

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Projects

National Resources