Wednesday, June 22, 2016

FASD in the News: Higher Autism Prevalence Prenatally Exposed to Alcohol- Pilot Study

FASD in the News.

FASD in the NEWS:

Higher autism prevalence in children prenatally exposed to alcohol: pilot study

""Whether alcohol is actually causing autism symptoms, we don't know," she said. "We can only say that there's a correlation, but we don't know exactly why."
Stade noted that there may be some overlap between FASD symptoms and the symptoms associated with autism. However, she said, children diagnosed with autism in the study presented with symptoms of both disorders.
She recommends that children who are being screened for FASD should also be screened for autism to ensure they're getting every available intervention."


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