Developmental disability

diverse group of chronic conditions that are due to mental or physical impairments that arise before adulthood, causing difficulties in certain areas of life, especially in language, mobility, learning, self-help, and independent living

A developmental disability or developmental delay is an impairment affecting human development and\or maturity, especially when it impairs one's ability to perform basic activities of daily living. Developmental disabilities make it difficult or impossible to reach the developmental milestones expected of one's age group. People with developmental disabilities may have to reside in group homes or similar facilities where they can be taken care of. Examples of developmental disabilities include but aren't limited to