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Developmental Disabilities

    

The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities provides the following definition for developmental disabilities:

 

Child with a disability for children aged three through nine (or any subset of that age range, including ages three through five), may…include a child—

(1) Who is experiencing developmental delays as defined by the State and as measured by appropriate diagnostic instruments and procedures in one or more of the following areas: Physical development, cognitive development, communication development, social or emotional development, or adaptive development; and

(2) Who, by reason thereof, needs special education and related services. [34 CFR §300.8(b)]

 

Additional information may be found at http://nichcy.org/disability/specific/dd

 

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