Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Farrah Reams

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: signs shown at birth that the mother was using alcohol during the pregnancy

Treatment: no permanent treatment, will live with it forever but early intervention can reduce some effects.

Prevention: Avoid using alcohol during a pregnancy

Organizations available for FAS

  1. National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  2. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders- Centers for Excellence
  3. Families Moving Forward Program

Educational Resources

  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Community Resource Center
  • Special Education of Children with FAS

Broad Category: Congenital

General Category: Physical, Emotional and Behavioral, and Pervasive Developmental

Sources:

  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5009761/
  • http://www.webmd.com/baby/fetal-alcohol-syndrome
  • http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fetal-alcohol-syndrome/basics/symptoms/con-20021015

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