In general prognosis of Tay-Sachs refers to the existing potential outcomes of the disorder and the prognosis for the disorder include: “duration of Tay Sachs, chances of complications of Tay Sachs, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for TSD, survival rates, deaths rates and other possibilities in the overall prognosis” (Anon, 2010). TSD resulting from mutation occurs in three types: infantile TSD, Juvenile TSD and Adult or Late Onset TSD. The disease classified as an autosomal recessive genetic disorder has 25 per cent chance of occurring when both parents are carriers.

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