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Are there alternative treatments for mucolipidoses?

There is no cure for mucolipidoses, but non-medical treatments can help improve the quality of life for someone with one of these metabolic diseases. Occupational therapists can help with feeding techniques. Speech therapists can help with communication, including sign language. Physical therapists can help with movement issues.

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