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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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What are the treatment options for degenerative developmental disabilities?
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Treatment options for degenerative developmental disabilities depend on a specific child's symptoms ...
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How are degenerative developmental disabilities diagnosed?
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To be diagnosed with a degenerative developmental disability, a child will often have had normal dev...
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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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Can a genetic test predict degenerative developmental disabilities?
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Although the cause for many degenerative developmental disorders is unknown, some are caused by gene...
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