No. Birth defects and neurological deficits that occur as a result of fetal alcohol exposure are lifelong problems. However, addressing disabilities early can prevent them from worsening and prevent the development of additional problems as the individual ages. Furthermore, certain behavioral and cognitive treatments can help individuals affected with FASD to reach their full potential.
Sources: FASD Competency-Based Curriculum Development Guide (2008)
“Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: From Research to Policy” Alcohol, Research & Health (2010)
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