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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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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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How do I care for someone with a sensory-related developmental disability?
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If a child in your care has a sensory-related developmental disability, you should follow their trea...
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What are some treatments for sensory-related developmental disabilities?
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Treatment options for sensory-related developmental disabilities depend on a specific child's sympto...
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Is there a cure for sensory-related developmental disabilities?
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