More Than 15% of School Children Have A Developmental DisabilityUSA Today: One In Six Children Has A Developmental Disability
More than 15 percent of school-age kids - about 10 million children - had a developmental disability in 2006-08, according to a study released Monday in the journal Pediatrics. That's up from 12.8 percent in 1997-99 (Szabo, 5/22). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.