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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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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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What is sensory overload?
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Sensory overload is when people get too much sensory information, for example, from being in a crowd...
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Can people grow out of sensory-related developmental disorders?
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Sensory-related developmental disabilities of vision, hearing, or other senses are birth defects. Bi...
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Should I ask doctor sensory-related developmental disability symptoms?
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