Patterns of cognitive-motor development in children with fetal alcohol syndrome from a community in South Africa.

@article{Adnams2001PatternsOC,
  title={Patterns of cognitive-motor development in children with fetal alcohol syndrome from a community in South Africa.},
  author={Colleen Adnams and Piyadasa W. Kodituwakku and Andrea Hay and Christopher D. Molteno and Denis Viljoen and Philip May},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2001},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={557-62}
}
BACKGROUND Even though fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) has been reported in nonwestern nations, there is a paucity of information on neurodevelopment in the affected children from those nations. This article reports on a study of cognitive-motor development in a group of children with FAS from a community in the Western Cape Province in South Africa. METHODS Thirty-four children with FAS and 34 controls from grade 1 (school entry level) classes participated. The two groups comprised Afrikaans… CONTINUE READING

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