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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 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.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||John Pope, MD - Pediatrics|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Ernest L. Abel, PhD - Reproductive Toxicology|
|Last Revised||February 20, 2013|
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