Definitions for "Developmental Delays"
Keywords:  delays, walk, talk, preemies, children
Are delays in a child's developmental progress measured against other children's mastering of skills at the same age. Areas where there may be delays include, motor skills, walking, toilet training, talking, etc.
Children with developmental delays do not develop as quickly as might be expected. They may be slow to crawl, walk, talk, write, color, or be toilet trained. Some will eventually catch up with other children their age, while others may be permanently effected.
Developmental delays are a frequent occurrence in the premature infant. These are milestones (developmental) that preemies do not reach at the same rate as other children. They may be temporary or permanent.
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