Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)
can cause a wide range of behavioural problems and thinking and reasoning (cognitive) problems that can affect a child's school performance. The child may have:
Children with FASD can have problems getting along with others, because they may not be able to:
To be attributed to FASD, these problems cannot be related to the child's developmental level or caused by problems in the child's family or living situation.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsThomas M. Bailey, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerErnest L. Abel, PhD - Reproductive ToxicologyLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofMay 4, 2017
Current as of: May 4, 2017
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
& Thomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine & Ernest L. Abel, PhD - Reproductive Toxicology & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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