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How are sensory-related developmental disabilities diagnosed?

To diagnose a sensory-related developmental disability, a doctor may begin by asking about a child's symptoms and medical history. Various tests, such as hearing and vision tests, can also help determine if a child has sensory problems. Genetic testing may help diagnosis when the disability is related to a genetic defect.

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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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What are the symptoms of sensory-related developmental disabilities?
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Symptoms of sensory-related developmental disabilities include hearing loss, sensitivity to noises, ...
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Do sensory-related developmental disabilities affect boys and girls?
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Sensory related developmental disabilities affect both boys and girls.  However, depending on the ov...
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How do I care for someone with a sensory-related developmental disability?
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