CDC finds DD more common in rural areas

Children living in certain areas are more likely to have developmental disabilities, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and where a child lives significantly impacts how much help they receive. The report released from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics found that 19.8% of children ages 3 to 17 in rural areas qualified for a developmental disability diagnosis, compared to 17.4% of urban kids.  READ MORE

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