"Intellectual disability" means a significantly
subaverage general intellectual functioning existing concurrently with
deficits in adaptive behavior and manifested during the developmental
period. "General intellectual
functioning" means the results obtained by assessment with one or more
of the individually administered general intelligence tests developed
for that purpose and standardized on a significantly adequate population
and administered by a person or persons formally trained in test
administration; "significantly subaverage" means an intelligence
quotient more than two standard deviations below the mean for the test;
"adaptive behavior" means the effectiveness or degree with which an
individual meets the standards of personal independence and social
responsibility expected for the individual's age and cultural group; and
"developmental period" means the period of time between birth and the
General Statutes § 53a-181i (4) (applies to §§
53a-181j - 181l, Intimidation Based on Bigotry or Bias).
This statute incorporates the definition of
"intellectual disability" in § 1-1g.
The term "intellectual disability" replaced the term "mental retardation" in 2011.