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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According to a 2014 British Council report documenting the prevalence of people with physical or mental impairments in Pakistan, there is only one trained psychologist or psychiatrist for every 230,000 physically or mentally challenged people in Pakistan.
Just imagine the positive effect karate can have on people with disability, especially mental impairment.
Given that there can be varying levels of mental impairment, the approach to sex education needs to be developmentally appropriate.
When considering whether an individual is disabled, the judge held that a tribunal must concentrate on whether they have a physical or mental impairment.
The US study shows evidence of mental impairment caused by repeatedly bouncing a football off the head.
How can anyone with any form of mental impairment (no matter how slight) be of sufficiently sound mind to enter into a legally binding contract with certainty?
Last year, the tax practitioner community communicated to the FTB that there was no permanent waiver of the mandatory e-pay requirement for taxpayers who have a permanent physical or mental impairment that prevents them from using a computer.
person who (A) has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of such person's major life activities, (B) has a record of such an impairment, or (C) is regarded as having such an impairment.
Children may generally qualify for SSI benefits if they meet certain financial requirements and are deemed to have a qualifying medically determinable physical or mental impairment of a specified duration or severity that results in a functional limitation.
The child suffered physical and mental impairment, is confined to a wheelchair, and is unable to speak or to care for herself.
The Act defines that a person with a disability is when he or she has a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day to day activities.