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What are some neurodevelopmental disorders resulting from toxic chemicals? Do you think these disorders can be prevented? If so, how? If not, why not?

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Dear Student,
You are very limited in your answer in that it can only amount to 300 words. So as always, it is best to plan the answer with an outline. I suggest:

1. What are neurodevelopmental disorders? 50 words.
2. Chemicals/drugs and their relationship to neurodevelopmental disorders - 100 words.
3. Example of disorders - 100 words.
4. Prevention position - 50 words.

If you think about it, it's really a short essay and you can only say so much. So I suggest planning it well. The information below should help you. You can also use the listed resources to further your studies on the subject. Good luck with this assignment.

AE 105878/Xenia Jones

On Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Neurodevelopmental disorders are simply put, a functional abnormality or disturbance of neural development. They are impairment of the normal (and thus, healthy) development of the brain and the central nervous system. It can cast a wider net across the entire system wherein entire universal functions are impaired or it can be narrow, as in a disorder of brain function which affects emotion, memory, cognitive and learning abilities. This impairment can be observed and comes to fore as the child grows. They could have developed prior to birth (thus, a form of birth defect) or could have developed at infancy and childhood as befit the spectrum of disorders under the umbrella of autism. The effect of such disorders can exact a huge financial and emotional toll on families due to the fact that individuals with mental disorders are unable to function as normal, becoming dependant on the care and compassion of family and society ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) with regards to neurodevelopment disorders as caused by toxic chemical and prevention measures. resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.