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Developmental Delay (DD)

Developmental Delay (DD)

Developmental delay is a disability category solely for students who are at least three (3) years of age and not more than five (5) years of age, or five (5) years of age but not eligible to enroll in kindergarten. Developmental delay means a delay of either two (2) standard deviations below the mean in one (1) of the following developmental areas or one and one-half (1.5) standard deviations below the mean in any two (2) of the following developmental areas: (1) Gross or fine motor development. (2) Cognitive development. (3) Receptive or expressive language development. (4) Social or emotional development. (5) Self-help or other adaptive development.
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