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Can my pediatrician diagnose sensory-related developmental disabilities?

Your child's pediatrician will check to make sure your child is hitting certain developmental milestones, such as babbling, waving, and speaking. In addition, a pediatrician may observe your child to see if any typical signs of developmental disorders are present. If your pediatrician suspects a sensory-related developmental disability, they may refer your child to a specialist.

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How many people have sensory-related developmental disabilities?
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Sensory-related developmental disabilities are relatively uncommon. For example, Williams syndrome, ...
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Can a genetic test predict sensory-related developmental disabilities?
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Most sensory-related developmental disorders cannot be predicted.  However, some sensory-related dev...
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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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What are sensory-related developmental disabilities?
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