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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)
can cause a wide range of behavioral problems and thinking and reasoning
(cognitive) problems that can affect a child's school performance. The child
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
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsSpecialist Medical ReviewerErnest L. Abel, PhD - Reproductive Toxicology
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
Current as of:
September 9, 2014
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Ernest L. Abel, PhD - Reproductive Toxicology
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