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Office of the Disabled
Disability Categories - Developmental  

North 7th Street, 5th Floor
Phone: 913-573-5221
TDD# 913-573-5681  

Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm    

Developmental disabilities are a diverse group of severe chronic conditions that are due to mental and/or physical impairments or a combination of both. People with developmental disabilities have problems with major life activities such as language, mobility, learning, self-help, and independent living. Developmental disabilities begin anytime during development up to 22 years of age and usually last throughout a person’s lifetime.  

Some examples are:  





Girl with walker 

  • Autism   
  • Cerebral Palsy   
  • Mental Retardation        
  • Vision   
  • Speech                            

Unified Government 

Kansas City Area  


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