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How can I help my child cope with a degenerative developmental disability?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Following your medical care team's treatment plan and therapy recommendations can help your child cope with a degenerative developmental disability. Physical therapy and occupational therapy may also be very important to your child's well being.  If your child has difficulty performing everyday tasks such as eating and using the bathroom, you may choose to have someone there to help fulfill those needs. 

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