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What causes sensory-related developmental disabilities?

Developmental disabilities are birth defects that affect development of the body. They are often caused by genetic defects that affect the development of the brain. Sensory-related developmental disabilities may be part of other developmental disabilities such as Fragile X syndrome.

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How do I manage my sensory-related developmental disability?
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If you have a sensory-related developmental disability, you may find that everyday tasks are challen...
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How can an IEP help a child with sensory-related developmental disability?
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An Individualized Education Plan, or IEP, is a tool that teachers, therapists, and parents can use t...
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Do medications treat sensory-related developmental disabilities?
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Medications are generally not helpful in treating the sensory problems involved in sensory-related d...
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Is there a cure for sensory-related developmental disabilities?
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Sensory-related developmental disabilities are caused by a variety of causes, including genetic dise...
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