Home > Health Library > Developmental Delays
Developmental delays are present when a child does not demonstrate
abilities and skills commonly found in other children in the same age group.
Delays may occur in physical abilities (gross or fine motor skills), language,
or personal or social skills development.
Children diagnosed with developmental delays are then enrolled in
therapies to help them gain skills they are behind in or lack.
Current as of:
August 21, 2015
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org.
© 1995-2015 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.
Feeling under the weather?
Use our interactive symptom checker to evaluate your symptoms and determine appropriate action or treatment.
I Want To...
Join Our Social Network