The new "intellectual disability" Listing is here:



20 CFR Parts 404 and 416

[Docket No. SSA–2012–0066]

RIN 0960–AH52

Change in Terminology: ‘‘Mental Retardation’’ to ‘‘Intellectual Disability

AGENCY: Social Security Administration

ACTION: Final rule.

SUMMARY: This final rule adopts, without change, the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) we published in thFederal Register on January 28, 2013. We are replacing the term ‘‘mental retardation’’ with ‘‘intellectual disability’’ in our Listing of Impairment(listings) that we use to evaluate claims involving mental disorders in adults and children under titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act (Act) and in other appropriate sections of our rules.


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