intellectually disabled

/ɪntəˌlɛktʃuəli dɪsˈeɪbəld/ (say intuh.lekchoohuhlee dis'aybuhld)

having learning and developmental deficiencies as a result of impaired or faulty development of the brain.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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