A delay in the appearance of normal developmental milestones achieved during infancy and early childhood, caused by organic, psychological, or environmental factors.
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Developmental Delay Sentence Examples
The test also contains items designed to identify young children at risk for developmental delay.
Of these babies, 11,600 were born deaf; 3,580 were born blind; and 1,800 suffered severe developmental delay.
Individuals with developmental delay or birth defects may be referred to a clinical geneticist for genetic testing or to a developmental pediatrician or neurologist for evaluation and diagnosis of FAS.
However, any child with signs of developmental delay of speech, language, or motor development with no known cause should be considered for fragile X testing, especially if there is a family history of the condition.
If untreated, beta thalassemia major can lead to severe lethargy, paleness, and growth and developmental delay.