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Are degenerative developmental disabilities serious?

The symptoms of degenerative developmental disabilities can be mild or severe. For example, some children with Rett syndrome may not lose all of their language ability, while others lose this ability along with control over their hands and other motor skills.

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Are degenerative developmental disabilities life threatening?
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While degenerative developmental disabilities are often serious and some do increase the risk of dea...
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Do degenerative developmental disabilities run in families?
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Some degenerative developmental disabilities may run in families. Since some of these conditions are...
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What are degenerative developmental disabilities?
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The causes of degenerative developmental disabilities vary. They may be caused by metabolic disorder...
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How do I manage my child's degenerative developmental disability?
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Caring for a child with a degenerative developmental disability can have a major impact on your life...
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