FASD Treatment

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) involve permanent neurological damage. Most treatments are compensatory, and involve strategies to help affected children and their families cope better with the disorder. These include:

  • regular exercise
  • help forming relationships
  • help to regulate themselves
  • special school curricula
  • memory strategies
  • better understanding
  • adaptive behavior

However, work with nutritional supplements such as choline has shown promise in reversing some of the original damage to the brain. In addition, starting in infancy to help stimulate brain development can help children later in life.

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