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Can a genetic test predict sensory-related developmental disabilities?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Most sensory-related developmental disorders cannot be predicted.  However, some sensory-related developmental disorders are caused by known genetic defects. In these cases, a person's risk may be able to be assessed using genetic testing. Genetic counseling may be helpful in some cases.

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