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developmental disability


from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A mental or physical disability, such as cerebral palsy or mental retardation, arising before adulthood and usually lasting throughout life.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. describes life-long disabilities attributable to mental and/or physical, or combination of mental and physical impairments, manifested prior to age twenty-two.


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