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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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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 do I care for someone with a sensory-related developmental disability?
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Will supplements help with sensory-related developmental disabilities?
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Vitamins and supplements have not been proven to help treat sensory-related developmental disabiliti...
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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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