Ways Extended Family Can Help in Care for Child With CALD

Ways Extended Family Can Help in Care for Child With CALD

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Ways Extended Family Can Help in Care for Child With CALD

If there’s a child in your extended family with childhood cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy (CALD), you know how stressed and overburdened the immediate family is. Here are some ways you can help them and show your support. Understand CALD symptoms The symptoms of CALD generally begin when patients, mostly boys, are between the ages of 4 and 10, and progress rapidly to disability. Patients generally have learning and behavioral problems. Aggressive behavior, vision problems, difficulty swallowing, poor coordination,…

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