Fetal Alcohol Effects Testing in Bloomfield Hills MI
Prenatal alcohol exposure can lead to a range of conditions known as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. On the top end of the spectrum is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), but the term Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE) is used to describe the clinical signs of FASDs. Oakland Neuropsychology Center offers fetal alcohol effects testing in Bloomfield Hills MI. Our family-friendly office is located at:
Oakland Neuropsychology Center
4190 Telegraph Rd, Suite 2700
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
FAE testing is available by appointment Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. We will gladly arrange a consultation to determine which psychological testing program is right for your child. Please call (248) 644-9466 to speak with one of our knowledgeable associates.
Symptoms of Fetal Alcohol Effects (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders)
The physical effects of FASDs range from limb deformities to heart and vision problems. These may be noticeable at an early age, even before the child is born. The mental effects of FASDs may take longer to display. Some of the psychological symptoms of FAE and FASDs include:
- Poor Coordination
- Delayed Communication Skills
- Limited Social Skills, Including Problems Getting along with Peers
- Difficulty Staying on Task
- Struggles with Impulse Control
- Problems Adapting to New Tasks or Switching between Tasks
- Hyperactive Behaviors
- Challenges with Problem-Solving or Processing Information
- Lapses in Memory
- Learning Disabilities
- Rapid Mood Shifts
During fetal alcohol effects testing, we evaluate the presence of these symptoms and determine what their root cause may be. Does the child have FAE/FAS, or is something else causing their struggles? With the right diagnosis, you can seek effective treatment for your child. Give us a call at (248) 644-9466 to schedule your consultation for FAE testing.
When Should My Child Complete FAE Testing in Bloomfield Hills MI?
Early assessment leads to early intervention. If you believe your child may have an FASD, reach out for FAE testing in Bloomfield Hills MI. After the evaluation, we can recommend specialists in your area that provide follow-up care. These specialists can help in every area of your child’s life – socially, educationally and psychologically. Contact us as quickly as possible to find the source of your child’s struggles.