Developmental Disabilities - 629 Words
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (DD)
1. What are developmental disabilities (DD)? 757 - 758
Any lost, absent, or impaired physical or mental function occurring before 22 years of age.
2. List the possible causes of DD. 757; Box 47-1, Causes of Intellectual Disabilities
Abnormal genes from parents. Drug use, problems at birth (prematurity, low birth weight, head injury, lack of O2 to the brain), childhood diseases (whooping cough, chicken pox, measles), malnutrition, and poor health...
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