Neurodevelopmental Disorder

Fetal Alcojhol Syndrome
Fetal Alcojhol Syndrome
Fetal Alcojhol Syndrome Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) refers to a group of physical and mental birth defects resulting from a women's drinking alcohol heavily or at crucial stages during pregnancy. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome was first named and treated in the late 1960's. This condition results from the toxic effect of alcohol and its chemical factors on the developing fetus. FAS is the leading cause of mental retardation occurring in 1 out of every 750 births. The frequency of
ADHD
ADHD
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder As a young boy growing up in south Trinidad (in a rural village), I by all accounts was not the most serene of children. To hear my mother tell it, I was the most ?miserable, hyperactive, impulsive? child to be born in Trinidad in 1971. Although this may be a bit of an exaggeration, I do remember finding it difficult to pay attention in school, being easily distracted and I distinctly remember always needing to be on the go. Back then, these traits were n