Article describes the characteristics and needs of individuals with intellectual disability and higher IQs; investigates how these individuals are delineated based on the classification system used; compares intellectual functioning limitations and abilities on both sides of the intellectual disability continuum, and describes the supports needed to improve everyday life for these individuals.
Snell, M. E., Luckasson, R.,Yeager, M. H., Borthwick-Duffy, S., Bradley, V., Buntinx, H. E., et al. (2009). Characteristics and needs of people with intellectual disability who have higher IQs. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 47(3), 220-233.