Developmental disability is a diverse group of chronic conditions that are due to mental or physical impairments that arise before adulthood. Developmental disabilities cause individuals living with them many difficulties in certain areas of life, especially in "language, mobility, learning, self-help, and independent living".
Causes and Risk Factors. Developmental disabilities begin anytime during the developmental period and usually last throughout a person’s lifetime.
Information about the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Program
Official website of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Research for doctors, nurses, health care professionals and more!
How Do I Apply? The first and most important step you and your family can take to get assistance is to register with the Prioritization of Urgency of Need for Services (PUNS) database.
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) 501 3rd Street, NW, Suite 200 Washington, D.C. 20001 Telephone: 202-387-1968
eitas Mission Developmental Disability Services of Jackson County-eitas’ mission is to support individuals with developmental disabilities and their families with services that respect their choices, increase their opportunities, encourage their independence, and assist their inclusion in all aspects of the community.
CDC works to identify causes of Developmental Disabilities and opportunities to prevent them. By applying a public health approach incorporating three essential elements—surveillance or disease tracking, research to identify causes, and prevention research and programs—we can rapidly translate scientific findings into appropriate public ...
DDS creates, in partnership with others, innovative and genuine opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to participate fully and meaningfully in, and contribute to, their communities as valued members.
The Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council (DD Council) is one of a national network of state councils, committed to self-determination and community inclusion for people with developmental disabilities.