Advertisement

Is there a cure for degenerative developmental disabilities?

Degenerative developmental disabilities are caused by a variety of birth defects, including genetic mutations. Although research is ongoing, right now there is no cure for many of these disorders, including Rett syndrome.

Continue Learning about Degenerative Developmental Disabilities

How can I help my child cope with a degenerative developmental disability?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Following your medical care team's treatment plan and therapy recommendations can help your child co...
More Answers
What is the rate of incidence of degenerative developmental disabilities?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Degenerative developmental disabilities are relatively uncommon. For example, Rett syndrome is diagn...
More Answers
What increases the risk of degenerative developmental disabilities?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
The risk factors for many degenerative developmental disabilities are unknown.  However, some degene...
More Answers
How do I manage my child's degenerative developmental disability?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Caring for a child with a degenerative developmental disability can have a major impact on your life...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.