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How do sensory-related developmental disabilities affect the body?

Sensory-related developmental disorders involve vision and hearing problems. This may be deafness, vision loss, or inappropriate responses to sensory stimuli. These developmental disorders are not necessarily structural defects, although they may be combined with these. They are known as functional defects - problems with the way sensory organs or processes function.

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