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Soft neurological signs and prenatal alcohol exposure: a population-based study in remote Australia

This study explored the relationship between gross motor skills, FASD and prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) in Australian Aboriginal children living in the Fitzroy Valley (Western Australia). Results indicated a higher than expected proportion of children with FASD had gross motor scores which indicated impairments needing therapy.

Authors: Barbara R Lucas, Jane Latime, James P Fitzpatrick, Robyn Doney, Rochelle E Watkins, Tracey W Tsang, Tracy Jirikowic, Heather Carmichael Olson, June Oscar, Maureen Carter, Elizabeth J Elliot

Date: March 2016

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