U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Child Development

Developmental Screening

Developmental screening is a procedure designed to identify children who should receive intensive assessment or diagnosis, for potential developmental delays. This page provides general information about developmental screening.

Review Date: November 16, 2012

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC

What you need to know about learning disabilities

A learning disability (LD) is a neurological disorder that affects the brain's ability to receive, process, store and respond to information. This site provides an introduction to LDs in general and how they affect people at different ages.

Review Date: March 31, 2015

National Center for Learning Disabilities

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