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What are the treatment options for degenerative developmental disabilities?

Treatment options for degenerative developmental disabilities depend on a specific child's symptoms and difficulties. A combination of speech therapy and physical therapy are often used, as well as nutritional advice. In some cases, medications may be used in combination with other therapies to treat some symptoms of these disorders.

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Do degenerative developmental disabilities run in families?
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Are degenerative developmental disabilities life threatening?
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Can my pediatrician diagnose degenerative developmental disabilities?
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Can surgery help treat people with degenerative physical disabilities?
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