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National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities

an organizational component of the centers for disease control and prevention, charged with providing national leadership for preventing birth defects and developmental disabilities and for improving the health and wellness of people with disabilities.
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In accordance with the NCBDDD's definition, and in light of the above argument, disability is first specified in this study by an indicator (0, 1) for having a health condition or impairment that may limit the physical or cognitive activity of the child or otherwise impede the child's development (Definition I).
Silver Spring, MD, June 08, 2011 --( Over 150 key disability and health leaders from around the country are expected to attend the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) convened Disability and Health Partners Meeting, "Building Healthy Communities for Everyone," held in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD), as well as the National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD) and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).