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  • Usher syndrome is a genetic condition.
  • People with Usher syndrome often have hearing and vision impairment.
  • Some people with Usher syndrome also experience problems with their balance.
  • For a child to have Usher syndrome, they must inherit the gene change from both their mother and their father.
  • There are information and support services available for people and families living with Usher syndrome.

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Reviewed on: 01-10-2019