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  • people with disabil
  • The campaign promotes awareness about IDD and illustrates that people with disabilities have the ability to contribute significantly to their schools, families, relationships, neighborhoods, faith communities and the workforce. (hattiesburgamerican.com)
  • They argue that doing so would essentially make it 'open season' for people with disabilities and anyone else who is considered undesirable or a 'burden' on society -- particularly at a time when the cost of health care is high. (mn.gov)
  • FAIDD engages in diverse cooperation with people with disabilities and their families and carers, professionals in the field, service providers, organisations, businesses and public authorities. (wikipedia.org)
  • People with disabilities may benefit from some alternative therapies, at least for relaxation, social interaction, personal development and self-esteem. (wikipedia.org)
  • conditions
  • These conditions begin during the developmental period, may impact day-to-day functioning, and usually last throughout a person's lifetime. (cdc.gov)
  • delays
  • At each well-child visit, the doctor looks for developmental delays or problems and talks with the parents about any concerns the parents might have. (cdc.gov)
  • found
  • The federal definition of "developmental disability" found in 42 U.S.C. sec. 15001 et seq. (colorado.gov)
  • Researchers at The Ohio State University conducted a telephone survey of 42,876 adults and 10,122 proxy interviews for children under 18 with developmental disabilities and found that 14 percent of children had problems getting needed care compared to 2 percent in the general population. (upi.com)
  • It is twice as common in males as in females, and some researchers have found that the prevalence of mild developmental disabilities is likely to be higher in areas of poverty and deprivation, and among people of certain ethnicities. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • Researchers urge medical schools to incorporate specific training in developmental disabilities into their curricula to reduce these healthcare disparities. (upi.com)
  • Affecting hundreds of thousands of children and adults directly, and having an important impact on the lives of their families, neighbors and whole communities, developmental disabilities present social, medical, economic and legal problems of extreme importance. (wikipedia.org)
  • eligible
  • This booklet is for the parents, caregivers or representatives of children younger than age 18 who have disabilities that might make them eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). (healthfinder.gov)
  • federal
  • The Missouri Division of Developmental Disabilities includes a Federal Programs Unit (FPU) that operates these federal programs to ensure all federal regulations and requirements are met. (mo.gov)
  • The federal law also provides funding to the Minnesota Disability Law Center ,the state Protection and Advocacy System, and to the Institute on Community Integration , the state University Center for Excellence. (mn.gov)