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Is progress being made to develop drugs or establish treatments such as 'brain rewiring' to restore cognitive ability to people with ID?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
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In brief: Etiology & prognosis

ID = a categorical diagnosis, having a measured IQ of 70 or < with concomitant deficits in social-adaptive functioning that began during the developmental period, before 18.
Molecular genetic tests & DNA Probe for Fragile X may find the cause or it may be from epigenetic factors that alter fetal gene function, but not structure or sequence Each neurodevelopmental disorder is researched in depth.

In brief: Etiology &amp; prognosis

ID = a categorical diagnosis, having a measured IQ of 70 or < with concomitant deficits in social-adaptive functioning that began during the developmental period, before 18.
Molecular genetic tests & DNA Probe for Fragile X may find the cause or it may be from epigenetic factors that alter fetal gene function, but not structure or sequence Each neurodevelopmental disorder is researched in depth.
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