Auditory Proces. Deficit (CAPD)
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
More Info on Conditions
Pervasive Devel. Disorders
Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)
deficiencies: small body size and weight, slower than normal
development and failure to catch up.
deformities: deformed ribs and sternum; curved spine; hip
dislocations; bent, fused, webbed, or missing fingers or toes; limited
movement of joints; small head.
abnormalities: small eye openings; skin webbing between eyes and
base of nose; drooping eyelids; nearsightedness; failure of eyes to
move in same direction; short upturned nose; sunken nasal bridge; flat
or absent groove between nose and upper lip; thin upper lip; opening
in roof of mouth; small jaw; low-set or poorly formed ears.
deformities: heart defects; heart murmurs; genital malformations;
kidney and urinary defects.
nervous system handicaps: small brain; faulty arrangement of brain
cells and connective tissue; mental retardation -- usually mild to
moderate but occasionally severe; learning disabilities; short
attention span; irritability in infancy; hyperactivity in childhood;
poor body, hand, and finger coordination.
Source: ADA Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse www.well.com/user/woa/fsfas.htm
Association on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome www.nofas.org/
Alcohol Syndrome Information, Support and Communication Link
Community Resource Center www.come-over.to/FASCRC/