Intellectual disability

Also known as: Cognitive delay, Mental retardation
Intellectual disability (formerly called mental retardation) is a decreased ability to think and learn. It is caused by a problem with how the brain works. The diagnosis is based on intelligence quotient (IQ) tests and a child's learning problems. The disability can range from mild to severe.

Providence Child Center provides a rich continuum of services for children with special needs. The center is home to: