Children and young exposed in utero to drugs and alcohol and/or who are growing up in a family in which these substances are misused are vulnerable for failure at all age levels, prenatally through adulthood.
This article reviews developmental issues presented by children and youth vulnerable for school failure either due to the biological effects of prenatal exposure to drugs and/or environmental issues resulting from growing up in a family in which misure of drugs and alcohol occurs.
Characteristics and needs of these students with recommendations for educational and community-based system of services to them and their families are discussed.
Mots-clés Pascal : Alcoolisme, Toxicomanie, Gestation, Mère, Descendance, Echec scolaire, Programme thérapeutique, Programme sanitaire, Santé mentale, Programme enseignement, Article synthèse, Enfant, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Alcoholism, Drug addiction, Pregnancy, Mother, Progeny, School failure, Therapeutic schedule, Sanitary program, Mental health, Educational program, Review, Child, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0084945
Code Inist : 002B18H05B. Création : 199406.