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Developmental Disabilities

Scope Note: 
Category in federal legislation referring to disabilities resulting from intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism, or other neurological conditions closely related to intellectual disability that originate before age 18 and are considered substantial impediments to normal functioning.
Category: Disabilities
Broader Terms
Disabilities
Narrower Terms
N/A
Related Terms
Asperger Syndrome
Autism
Cerebral Palsy
Cognitive Development
Communication Disorders
Development
Developmental Delays
Epilepsy
Genetic Disorders
Intellectual Disability
Learning Disabilities
Neurological Impairments
Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Added to ERIC: 6/23/1977