fetal alcohol syndrome

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a congenital medical condition in which body deformation occurs or facial development or mental ability is impaired because the mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy

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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders can cause small head size and facial deformities, short stature, hyperactivity, poor coordination, poor memory, learning disabilities, speech and language delays, low IQ, and vision, hearing, heart, kidney and bone problems.
1 million federal grant to establish a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Practice and Implementation Center focused on developing a national approach to prevent, identify, and treat FASD.
Approaching the prevalence of the full spectrum of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in a South African population-based study.
Role of central nervous system insulin resistance in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
Much remains to be understood about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
This range of deficits now is referred to as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and is estimated to occur in 1 percent of births (Sampson et al.
Language and literacy outcomes from a pilot intervention study for children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in South Africa.
This edition incorporates a new section on neurodevelopmental and learning disorders, and new chapters on neuropsychological interventions, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis and childhood multiple sclerosis, tuberous sclerosis complex, perinatal stroke, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
The presence and severity of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) are influenced by factors beyond alcohol consumption.
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders describe the range of physical, mental, behavioral and learning disabilities that can affect children whose mothers drank alcohol during pregnancy.
Mapping white matter integrity and neurobehavioural correlates in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
One of the potential consequences of substance abuse is fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).
Author, Morasha Winokur, gives readers a fresh and new perspective on what it's like to live with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) in her new book My Invisible World, Life With My Brother, His Disability and His Service Dog.
Keywords: intellectual disability, prenatal alcohol exposure, child psychopathology, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, fetal alcohol syndrome, psychiatric disorder
The continuum itself is called fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), an umbrella term describing a variety of physical, mental and/or behavioral defects that can have lifelong effects.
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