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What are sensory-related developmental disabilities?

Sensory-related developmental disabilities are a type of developmental disorder - a birth defect that interferes with the proper function of a part of a body's ability to sense the world around it. Children with a sensory-related disability have problems using and processing sensory information like sights, smells, sounds, taste, and touch. Sensory-related disabilities, such as visual and hearing problems, are often associated with other developmental disabilities.

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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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How do I care for someone with a sensory-related developmental disability?
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If a child in your care has a sensory-related developmental disability, you should follow their trea...
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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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If you suspect that your child may have one of the sensory-related developmental disabilities, you s...
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