There are different degrees of Intellectual disability:
- Mild ID: Individuals with mild Intellectual disability have an IQ of about 50-70. They can learn skills and live independently with the least amount of support from others.
- Moderate ID: Individuals with moderate Intellectual disability have an IQ of about 36-49. They will be able to learn to carry out self-care tasks independently but may need help in daily life.
- Severe ID: Individuals with severe Intellectual disability have an IQ of about 20-35. They need regular supervision and may require help with everyday activities.
- Profound ID: Individuals with profound Intellectual disabilities have an IQ of less than 20. They require continuous supervision and help with the most basic needs.