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What do I need to know about caring for someone with mucolipidoses?

If you have a child with mucolipidoses, you can work with occupational, speech, and physical therapists to improve your child's quality of life. Your child's doctors and therapists should be able to give you tips on daily living, information about assistive devices, and references to support groups. It helps some people to join a support group so you can share your stories with families who understand what you are experiencing.

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