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Are sensory-related developmental disabilities life threatening?

While sensory-related developmental disabilities can have serious effects, they are not often life threatening. In some cases, life expectancy may be somewhat reduced. However, in general, people with these disorders can overcome many of the symptoms.

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Can very young children have sensory-related developmental disabilities?
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Yes, very young children can have sensory-related developmental disabilities.  The age of diagnosis ...
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How can my child cope with a sensory-related developmental disability?
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Following your care team's treatment plan and therapy recommendations is the most important part of ...
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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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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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