Aug 13, · Delay in reaching language, thinking, social, or motor skills milestones is called developmental delay. Developmental delay may be caused by a variety of factors, including heredity, complications Author: Ann Pietrangelo. Sep 19, · Some adults with global developmental delay are fairly independent, while others require much more assistance. If the delay has an underlying cause, like autism or cerebral palsy, it can greatly.
May 15, · Developmental disabilities are attributable to a cognitive impairment, physical impairment, or both. They manifest during the developmental period from birth to early adulthood, and are likely to Cited by: 3. This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Health Care for Adults with Developmental Delay, Developmental Disorder in Adults, Mental Retardation in Adults and their Medical Care, Mental Retardation, Intellectual Disability.
Developmental delay refers to mental and physical characteristics below the level of other individuals at the same age. These impairments affect daily functioning in a variety of ways, including learning, language, mobility and coordination. At The MENTOR Network, we believe that everyone is capable of reaching new heights and thriving in the community. Our services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) focus on personal choice while recognizing the specialized, and often complex, needs of the individuals we serve.