A child and family may receive supports and services if the child:
What is Developmental Delay?
A child with developmental delay is not developing like others his or her age.
The delay can be in one or more of the following areas:
- thinking and learning
- moving, seeing, hearing and health
- understanding and using sounds, gestures and words
- responding to and developing relationships
- taking care of one’s self when doing things like feeding or dressing
Check out development milestones for the 1st year of a child’s life.
What is an Established Condition?
A child with an established condition has a diagnosed physical or mental condition that will probably cause developmental delay. Some examples premature birth, down syndrome, vision problems, hearing loss or autism.