developmental disorder

noun

Definition of developmental disorder 

: a condition (such as autism or dyslexia) that is typically marked by delayed or impaired development in learning, language, communication, intellectual functioning, behavior, socialization, or motor skills With developmental disorders, there is an added layer of confusion because people often appear neurotypical; they function well in some situations and not in others.— Sallie Tisdale

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1834, in the meaning defined above

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