Mental Age Theory Hurts People with Intellectual Disabilities

Have you ever heard the phrase “that¬†person has the mind of a five year old In an adult body?”¬†It is something many adults with intellectual disabilities, like me, have to deal with. For years, medical professionals have told parents of newly diagnosed Intellectually disabled people that they would mentally be children for their entire lives. … Continue reading Mental Age Theory Hurts People with Intellectual Disabilities