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A-T Carriers and Cancer Risk

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There is an increased risk of cancer in A-T carriers necessitating enhanced cancer surveillance.

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International A-T Organizations

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A-T organizations around the world collaborate and look for a cure.

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Cancer Consultations at St. Jude

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Physicians may consult a hematologist at St. Jude who is familiar with cancer and A-T.

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Chapter 9: The Eye and Vision

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A number of eye and eye movement disorders are seen in people with ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T).

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Chapter 10: General Principles of Rehabilitation

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Rehabilitation has a great deal to offer persons with A-T and their families.

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Chapter 11: Mobility and Gross Motor Abilities – Physical Therapy

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Physical therapists help with gross motor difficulties, including problems with walking, mobility and posture.

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Chapter 12: Activities of Daily Living and Fine Motor Abilities – OT Recommendations

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The role of occupational therapy is ongoing as new interests & needs arise and A-T brings new burdens of neurologic impairment.

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Chapter 13: School Learning and Social/Emotional Adjustment

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Children with A-T, just as all children, have variability in their cognitive abilities.

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Chapter 14: Speech and Language

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Speech and language abilities vary from one person with A-T to another, and vary over time in individual patients.

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Chapter 15: Assistive Technology for Written Communication

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A-T symptoms can create difficulty for completing reading and writing tasks.

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