subaverage

subaverage

(sʌbˈævərɪdʒ)
adj
below average
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It is characterized by significantly subaverage intellectual functioning, existing concurrently with related limitations in two or more of the following applicable adaptive skill areas: communication, self-care, home living, social skills, community use, self-direction, health and safety, functional academics, leisure, and work.
156) The statute only defines intellectual disability as the "condition of significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior.
117) The Florida statute defined intellectual disability as "significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning existing concurrency with deficits in adaptive behavior and manifested during the period from conception to 18.
The Florida statute at issue defined "significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning" as "performance that is two or more standard deviations from the mean score on a standardized intelligence test"--i.
ii) State of significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning existing concurrently with a defect of adaptive behavior that developed during the developmental period; or
As used in this rule, the term "[begin strikethrough]mental retardation[end strikethrough]intellectual disability" means significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior and manifested during the period from conception to age 18.
165) Thus, Justice Stevens combined both authorities and explained: "[M]ental retardation require[s] not only subaverage intellectual functioning, but also significant limitations in adaptive skills.
Hill has significantly subaverage intellectual functioning with an IQ of approximately 70," thus meeting "the criteria for mild mental retardation.
Based upon my review of Denkowski's affidavit and testimony, it is my opinion that Matamoros's intelligence was and is significantly subaverage," he wrote in an affidavit.
38) Many of them used the American Association on Mental Retardation's (AAMR) definition of mental retardation, which had three prongs: (2) significantly subaverage intellectual functioning; (2) related limitations in adaptive behavior; and (3) manifestation before age eighteen.
When a major fell within an hour of sunrise (Figure 6), our catch was only average, followed by subaverage catches until the minor around noon.