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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On further examinations,it was noticed that he had neuromotor developmental delay,hypotonia,lethargy and elevated triglyceride and creatinine kinase (CK).
With GeneDx's collaboration, the joint study cohort will expand by over 12,000 cases presenting with developmental delay or intellectual disability.
In February, the NDIA announced its ECEI Approach; the first nationally-consistent approach to supporting children under the age of six with developmental delay or disability.
This study was carried out with objective to assess the level of neurodevelopment delay (NDD) using standard scale and establish an association between the risk factors and level of developmental delay.
Keywords: Developmental delay, Leukodystrophy, Magnetic resonance imaging.
Developmental delay refers to a child who is not achieving these milestones within the age range of that normal variability.
The challenge is for parents to recognise whether their child is going through a phase or an actual developmental delay.
This large study, published in Environmental Health Perspectives, examined associations between applications of pesticides during the study participants' pregnancies and later diagnoses of autism and developmental delay in their children.
Have a diagnosed condition that has a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay, including, but not limited to, Down syndrome, spina bifida, hearing or vision loss, and cerebral palsy
In fact, women who took SSRIs were three times more likely to have a baby boy with autism or developmental delays.
The large, multisite California-based study examined associations between specific classes of pesticides, including organophosphates, pyrethroids and carbamates, applied during the study participants' pregnancies and later diagnoses of autism and developmental delay in their offspring.
This new tool may help in the identification of possible causes of a child's developmental delay or intellectual disability, allowing health care providers and parents to intervene with appropriate care and support for the child," Alberto Gutierrez, Ph.

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