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Do older parents cause learning disorders in child?

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In brief: No

There is no association between older parents and learning disabilities.
Although, older mom's are more likely to have babies with down syndrome. And, there is emerging evidence that older fathers maybe at risk to have children with autism. Both of which, may have learning problems.

In brief: No

There is no association between older parents and learning disabilities.
Although, older mom's are more likely to have babies with down syndrome. And, there is emerging evidence that older fathers maybe at risk to have children with autism. Both of which, may have learning problems.
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