Overall, basic language skills (vocabulary and syntax) are considered areas of strength of individuals with FASDs. In contrast, visual spatial skills are an area of weakness that can lead to significant deficits in knowledge and math-related skills.
Source: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Competency-Based Curriculum Development Guide for Medical and Allied Health Education and Practice. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, 2008. Print.
For more information on this topic view this interview with Stephen DeJoseph, an adult living with FASD.
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