Success with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
July 28, 2012, 2:28 a.m.
Ray Strickland has an IQ of 69, putting him just below the threshold of average cognitive ability and mental disability. With the help of Gulf Bend Medical Center, Strickland is able to live normal life with minimal assistance, despite having Intellectual and Developmental Disability, or IDD. Strickland works at Speedy Stop, frequents the public transit services and goes home every day to his girlfriend, Teresa Bates. This video is a look into the nearly average life of Ray Strickland.