What is a developmental disability?

Friday, March 6, 2015

What is a developmental disability?
developmental disability (DD) is a severe, chronic disability that begins before the person reaches age 22 and is likely to continue throughout one's life. Examples of DD include intellectual disabilities, autism, and cerebral palsy. SEC. 102. DEFINITIONS. [42 USC 15002](8). 
An estimated 4.7 million Americans have an 
intellectual or developmental disability.
 




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