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Can surgery treat sensory-related developmental disabilities?

Although it is not a cure, surgery may be part of the treatment plan for physical manifestations of sensory-related developmental disabilities.  For example, congenital rubella syndrome can result in cataracts, a clouding of the vision. Surgery is an effective treatment for cataracts. However, surgery does not treat the cause of the disability.

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How do sensory-related developmental disabilities affect the body?
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What causes sensory-related developmental disabilities?
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Do medications treat sensory-related developmental disabilities?
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What is sensory overload?
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