Developmental Disabilities

Some articles on developmental disabilities, disabilities, developmental:

Colorado Amendment 51 (2008) - Statement of Intent
... for persons who, through no fault of their own, have developmental disabilities, including Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome and Mental Retardation ... lists for children and adults with developmental disabilities will enable them to receive the necessary supports to live with dignity and be fully included in community life ... than twelve thousand children and adults who have developmental disabilities were on waiting lists for long-term health care services and supports ...
Tact (psychology) - Tact Training
... Often individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, or language delays have difficulty acquiring novel tacts ... Many researchers in the field of verbal behavior and developmental disabilities have examined more intensive training procedures in order to teach tacts to these individuals. 2005) These teaching procedures are especially important for individuals with autism and developmental disabilities because the learner can gain some additional skills without direct instruction time ...
The Council On Quality And Leadership - History
... Association on Mental Deficiency-AAMD (now American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities-AAIDD) ... was initially supported by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities in the U.S ... Council on Services for People with Disabilities-ACD, and in 1997 it became The Council on Quality and Leadership-CQL ...
Willowbrook State School - History - Closing The School
... which had been renamed the Staten Island Developmental Center in 1974 ... After the developmental center closed, the site became the focus of intense local debate about what should be done with the property ... under the administration of the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), an agency of the New York State Department of Mental Hygiene, and ...
Steve Lathrop - Developmental Disabilities
... In 2008, Senator Lathrop was appointed the Chair of the Developmental Disabilities Special Investigative Committee, which was given the responsibility to ... facing the providers of services for individuals with a developmental disability who live in communities across Nebraska ... the waiting list for individuals with a developmental disability ...

Famous quotes containing the word disabilities:

    The more I read and the more I talked to other parents of children with disabilities and normal children, the more I found that feelings and emotions about children are very much the same in all families. The accident of illness or disability serves only to intensify feelings and emotions, not to change them.
    Judith Weatherly (20th century)