Developmental disabilities are a group of conditions due to an impairment in physical, learning, language, or behavior areas. About one in six children in the U.S. have one or more developmental disabilities or other developmental delays.
Milestones and screening
Who is affected and living with a developmental disability?
Information on certain disabilities, developmental disorders, and related conditions
What we’ve learned and CDC’s work
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication, and behavioral challenges.
People with ADHD may have trouble paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviors (may act without thinking about what the result will be), or be overly active.
Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is one of the most common causes of inherited intellectual disability.