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Organisation For Anti-Convulsant Syndrome

a/k/a: O.A.C.S.

Address

131 Summertrees Road
Ellesmere Port
Cheshire, CH66 2BE
United Kingdom

Phone

015-135-65949

Email Address

enquiries.oacs@gmail.com

Chapters

2

Website

http://www.oacs-uk.co.uk/

The Organisation for Anti-Convulsant Syndrome provides help and support to families of children suffering with anti-convulsant syndrome. It provides advice related to special educational needs, assistance in obtaining a diagnosis, and information to increase awareness of risks related to the use of anti-convulsant medication. Anti-convulsant syndrome is caused by the use of anti-convulsant medication during pregnancy. The syndrome is known by other names, including anti-epileptic drug syndrome and fetal valproate syndrome. It may result in learning difficulties or behavioral problems or any of various movement disorders.

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