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What Is a Developmental Delay in Children? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms

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What is developmental delay?

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1. Which of the following is NOT one of the four types of developmental delay?

2. Which of the following is NOT a cause of developmental delay in children?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand information about what a developmental delay is and the different types of delays children can experience. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of symptoms and causes of developmental delays.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Developmental delay
  • The four types of developmental delays
  • Causes of developmental delays in children
  • Symptoms of developmental delays

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related developmental delays lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding information about the four types of developmental delays that children can experience
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the causes of developmental delays

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to developmental delays, read through the brief lesson, What is a Developmental Delay in Children? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify what a developmental delay is and how it affects children
  • Understand the four types of developmental delays
  • Recall what global developmental delay is and syndromes that can cause it
  • Review the causes of developmental delays such as environmental factors or genetic factors
  • Learn about the symptoms of developmental delays depending on the type of delay that is exhibited
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