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A 33-year-old male asked:

My 4 month old son has lissencephaly. what are the best possible ways to help his development starting now? physical and mental?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Seek help now: Get him started in physical and occupational therapy. He will need further help as he gets older. Good luck!
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Dr. Adrienne Classen
Pediatrics 29 years experience
PT, OT and speech: Early intervention is the best thing you can do for any child who has developmental delays. A child with lissencephaly should be evaluated and receive therapy from a physical therapist, and occupational therapist & a speech therapist as soon as possible one the diagnosis is made. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/lissencephaly/lissencephaly.htm
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Last updated Mar 29, 2015

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