Behavioral Characteristics Related to FAS

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Children with FAS often have behavior problems due to brain injury. Some have more behavioral problems than others. Some are so severely affected that they cannot function independently in the community. Behavior problems will vary with the individual.

THEY INCLUDE:

OTHER EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE:

      Hyperactivity

      Stubbornness

      Impulsiveness

      Passiveness

      Fearlessness

      Irritability

      Sleep difficulties

      Teasing or bullying of others

      Hypersensitivity to sound and touch

      Difficulty with change

      Organizational difficulties

      Poor self-image

      Overstimulation difficulties

      Depression or withdrawal

      Problems with truancy

      Problems with sexuality

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