Providing In-Home Care & Support for Individuals with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island and Nassau County.
A developmental disability is defined as impaired physical, learning, language, or behavior deficits. They begin during a person’s developmental stage and continue throughout their lifetime. These disabilities may impact day-to-day living albeit to varying degrees.
Developmental disabilities are screened and monitored by pediatricians during childhood. Identifying these disabilities and early intervention can significantly ameliorate many of the limitations these disabilities create.
Developmental disabilities cross racial, ethnic and socioeconomic lines. Statistics in the U.S. now state that one in six children between the ages of 3 and 17 have one or more of the following disabilities: