developmental disability

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developmental disability

[də¦vel·əp‚ment·əl ‚dis·ə‚bil·əd·ē]
(medicine)
A substantial handicap or impairment originating before the age of 18 that may be expected to continue indefinitely.
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Others charged that they themselves could not find a sex-free home for their own developmentally disabled children.
A five-acre parcel on the southern portion of the property, the Wellness Center, will provide 57 condominium units exclusively for the developmentally disabled.
com)-- The 17th Annual Alive in the World concert featuring acclaimed vocalist Kevin Mahogany raised $50,000 to benefit The Foundation for The Developmentally Disabled.
The non-profit found a source of income and, just as importantly, a project in which to engage the skills of its developmentally disabled workforce.
If you substituted decent language for about fifteen insulting terms, you would have a fine piece on the sexual rights of the developmentally disabled.
Problem behavior and psychiatric impairment in a developmentally disabled population: Behavior frequency.
How does one distinguish these from developmentally disabled persons who have been placed in community arrangements?
com)-- The Dan Signor Project will headline this spring's “Alive in the World” Concert benefiting The Foundation for The Developmentally Disabled.
Jesus Morales, who is legally blind and developmentally disabled, is studying art at Valley College, which in concert with the Tierra del Sol Foundation runs a program that now helps 30 students with developmental disabilities.
In 2005, an estimated 80,000 developmentally disabled people in the US were waiting for in-home help or an opening in a group home.
For years, the Developmentally Disabled Offenders Program has attempted to educate the legal system, social service providers, and law enforcement personnel about the importance of equal justice.
COM, a leading destination for floral and gourmet gifts for all celebratory occasions, has announced its corporate sponsorship of Smile Farms, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing meaningful work opportunities for developmentally disabled adults at local farms, urban gardens, greenhouses and farm stands.

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