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Hidden Diagnosis: Prenatal Alcohol Exposure & its Many Implications for Foster Youth

Thursday, March 30, 2017

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Description | As many as 70% of children in foster care have neurological impairments that may be traced back to prenatal alcohol exposure, including intellectual and learning disabilities, attention and memory problems, difficulty with judgment and reasoning, and many others. 80% of children in foster care have not been properly diagnosed and, as a result, may not receive appropriate treatment and may experience multiple placements.