A 47-year-old member asked:
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how does having a disability and sensory impairments affect a child's development?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
It Depends: This is a difficult question.It depends upon what the difficulties are.Some may be serious and permanant impairments for the future. Some may be remediated with help and some may resolve with maturity.They are not all hopeless.For example a child with poor coordination may not be the best athlete but otherwise be perfectly normal in every other respect.If you wish, you can message me with detail.
Answered on May 11, 2014

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