In a diagnostic context, standardized IQ tests are typically used to establish significant limitations in intellectual functioning.
In applied contexts, the term intellectual functioning has a broader meaning. The term intellectual functioning incorporates
In these contexts, intellectual functioning is a broader than intelligence but narrower than human functioning.
Intellectual functioning can be thought of as an expression of the condition of intellectual disability that exists within the interaction of the person's human functions, their systems of support, and their outcomes.
The assumptions underlying evaluation in the broader context considers a person's current functioning:
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