What is Apert Syndrome?
Apert syndrome, also called acrocephalosyndactyly, is a genetic syndromecharacterized by anomalies of the skull, face and limbs. Gene mutations are responsible for causing the early fusion of the skull, hand and feet bones.
What is the life expectancy of someone with Apert syndrome?
What is the cause of Apert syndrome?
Is Apert syndrome harmful?
Is Apert syndrome a disability?
Can you detect Apert syndrome before birth?
Can Apert syndrome be passed onto offspring?
What is it called when 2 toes are stuck together?
Is Apert syndrome more common in male or female?
Is Apert syndrome more common in a certain race?
How do you get diagnosed with Apert syndrome?
Does Apert syndrome cause mental retardation?
Does Apert syndrome affect speech?
Speech development in children with Apert syndrome may be affected by a cleft palate and/ or midface advancement. A cleft palate in a child without Apert syndrome will cause delayed acquisition of speech sounds (Chapman, Hardin-Jones, & Halter, 2003).