Childhood disintegrative disorder

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Synonyms: Dementia infantilis | Heller syndrome

Childhood disintergrative disorder is a rare pervasive developmental disorder with a disease onset before the age of three and characterized by a dramatic loss of behavioral and developmental functioning after atleast two years of normal development. Manifestations of the disease include loss of speech incontinence communication and social interaction problems stereotypical autistic behaviors and dementia.

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Advocacy Organizations

Project CASK

VISION Project CASK believes in a world free of the life limitations and debilitating effects of CASK gene disorders. ​MISSION To accelerate breakthroughs in research to develop treatments and a cure for CASK gene disorders. ​VALUES Collaboration. Transparency. Urgency.

SCN2A Foundation

The SCN2A Foundation is a global initiative dedicated towards accelerating research and treatment for SCN2A. We plan to achieve this by building collaborative networks among the global research community, organizing resources, and strategically investing in highly focused research directed towards therapeutic development.

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Clinical Trials

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