"Developmental Disabilities" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Disorders in which there is a delay in development based on that expected for a given age level or stage of development. These impairments or disabilities originate before age 18, may be expected to continue indefinitely, and constitute a substantial impairment. Biological and nonbiological factors are involved in these disorders. (From American Psychiatric Glossary, 6th ed)
- Developmental Disabilities
- Disabilities, Developmental
- Developmental Disability
- Disability, Developmental
- Child Development Disorders
- Development Disorders, Child
- Child Development Disorder
- Development Disorder, Child
Child Development Deviations
- Child Development Deviations
- Child Development Deviation
- Development Deviation, Child
- Development Deviations, Child
- Deviation, Child Development
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