Treatment & Progress

Joubert Syndrome – Treatment & Progress

There is no cure for the underlying brain malformation in Joubert syndrome.

If Epilepsy occurs this may be treated with medication.

Developmental delays are usually treated with physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy.

Individuals with Joubert syndrome should be evaluated by appropriate specialists including nephrologists, ophthalmologists, geneticists and neurologists.

Annual screening is recommended for liver, kidney and retinal abnormalities.

Genetic counselling is recommended for individuals with Joubert syndrome and their families.

Joubert syndrome is a variable condition with variable features. Physical, Learning and Health difficulties range from relatively mild to very severe.