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developmental disabilities

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At each turn, the people responsible for her safety failed her — her birth parents, relatives, foster parents, the Indiana Department of Child Services, school officials, therapists and others.
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Juvenile lockups and correctional programs have became warehouses for children like Keishan Ross with developmental disabilities and mental illness.
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The number of children diagnosed with developmental disabilities has increased notably in the past two decades, and a growing body of science suggests that environmental pollution, stress and food insecurity are fueling the trend.

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