Cri du chat adult
This syndrome is very rare and doesn’t appear very often.
Babies in less developed countries may have this syndrome without knowing, so there is a small chance more individuals have Cri Du Chat Syndrome.
Many children and adults with Cri du Chat syndrome will compensate for their difficulties in verbal communication by using a with Cri du Chat use gestures and non-verbal communication.
Many individuals will go to great lengths in order to be understood by others.
Someone asked me this week what I found most difficult about having a child with Cri du Chat syndrome.
I have to tell you, I had a really difficult time answering this.
This develops during development of the actual sperm or egg, not during fetus development and not after birth. There is a 1 in 20,000 to 50,000 chance that the newborn will have Cri Du Chat Syndrome.
We were also very fortunate to work with Lidwina van Dyk, a human developmentalist who still works with us to help Chloe reach her potential.
Difficulties in expressive communication (the ability to express oneself) are very common.
A large proportion of individuals have minimal or no speech.
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Some of them are: She doesn't really dress herself. Dressing herself is a really huge deal that generally takes about 2 hours of changing and struggling.