Trouble learning. This can be related to
intellectual disability. The problems can be mild to severe, depending on how bad the child's alcohol effects are. Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is
one of the most common known causes of intellectual disability.
Speech problems, if the child has jaw defects.
Children with FASD can have problems getting along with
others, because they may not be able to:
Consider the consequences of their
Control their impulses.
the actions of other people.
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 Staff Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics Thomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerErnest L. Abel, PhD - Reproductive Toxicology Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics