In 2016, the prevalence of any diagnosed developmental disability
in children aged 3-17 years was 6.
is defined as a severe, chronic disability that is attributable to a mental or physical impairment or a combination of mental and physical impairments (other than a mental or physical impairment solely caused by mental illness as defined in division A of section 5122.
All interviews were conducted by both authors, one of whom is a white, non-Hispanic man in his early 40s with 15 years' experience working in the developmental disability
In Kansas, a community developmental disability
organization (CDDO) and community mental health center (CMHC) are designated as the local authority.
Our developmental disability
system is a tree partnership of the Department of Health and Human Services, the 10 area agencies, and the families.
The purpose is to strengthen supports for adults with a developmental disability
Each day, this remarkable man with a developmental disability
leaves his tiny, one-bedroom apartment across the street from Vitello's Restaurant and patrols the streets of his community on his bike.
Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability
, 22(2), 87-96.
Tennessee's Early Intervention System (TEIS) was developed to ensure that all families of children birth through age two who have a developmental disability
have access to comprehensive, coordinated, community-based, and family-oriented services.
Autism is a developmental disability
that manifests itself within the first 3 years of a child's life.
Charles Lakin, Simi Litvak, and Gary Smith - also have experience in the area of disability and policy studies with particular emphasis on developmental disability
IQ Loses Force with Severity of Condition: The more serious levels of developmental disability
should cause the treatment team to place less emphasis on IQ and sharper focus on nursing problems, neurology, sensory issues, anatomy and other organic factors, all of which tend to be prominent within the lower spectrum.