Human Resources and Security Specialists should use this tool to determine the correct investigation level for any covered position within the U.S. Federal Government.
Why is the term “intellectual disability” used in the final regulations instead of cognitive disability, mental retardation or mental disability?
OPM issued final regulations to amend Schedule A regulations pertaining to the appointment of people with disabilities. The final regulation replaced the outdated term “mental retardation” with “intellectual disability” without any change in the intended coverage.
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