Drug Exposed Children
The committee heard testimony on infants and children exposed to drugs through their mother’s bloodstream while still in the womb. Witnesses… read more
The committee heard testimony on infants and children exposed to drugs through their mother’s bloodstream while still in the womb. Witnesses testified to the behavior and academic performance of drug-exposed children during infancy and childhood. Children exposed to drugs while in their mother’s womb have been reported to have lower levels of academic performance in school, along with shortened attention spans, hyperactivity, and possible mental retardation. close
People in this video
- Judith Burnison Executive Director National Assn. for Prenatal Addic. Res.
- Warnell Coats Mayor Palo Alto
- Robert R. Davila Assistant Secretary Department of Education
- Evelyn Davis Pediatrician Harlem Hospital Center
- Linda Delapenha Administrator Tampa, FL->Public Schools
- Charlie Knight Superintendent Palo Alto, CA->Public Schools
William Modzeleski Director Department of Education->Drug Planning and Outreach
- Diane Powell Director Project D.A.I.S.Y.
- William Schipper Executive Director National Assn. State Dirs. of Special Ed
- Judy Schrag Director Department of Education->Office of Special Education Programs
- Allan Shedlin Executive Director New York, NY->Elementary School Center
- House Select Narcotics Abuse and Control CommitteeHouse Select Narcotics Abuse and Control Committee
- U.S. CapitolU.S. Capitol
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