Identifying Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and psychiatric comorbidity for Children and Youth in Care: A community approach to diagnosis and treatment

MiteshPatel, SabrinaAgnihotri, ConnorHawkins, LeoLevin, DeborahGoodman, AlexanderSimpson Children and Youth Services Review: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.104606 Highlights Limited research exists on the diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

CanFASD New Resource: How to Explain an FASD Diagnosis to your Child

CanFASD staff have recently put together a document for Caregivers of individuals with FASD, titled ‘How to Explain an FASD Diagnosis to your Child’. This

Edmonton and area Fetal Alcohol Network Data Snapshot

Interested in knowing what we have been up to this past year in providing services in FASD assessment/diagnosis, interventions, and prevention?  Take a peek at

Calgary Herald: Why the most common developmental disability in Canada is misdiagnosed or missed — and the devastating results

FASD is associated with a bewildering number of symptoms. But as Vanessa Hrvatin writes, the biggest barrier to early detection and treatment may be social

A step forward in a worldwide effort to create a diagnostic test for FASD

When it comes to fetal alcohol syndrome disorder (FASD), the math is clear early diagnosis + early treatment = best possible outcomes. Unfortunately, for many

Adoptive Mother Lyn on Getting an FASD Diagnosis

More info: http://nofas.org The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) is the leading voice and resource of the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) community.

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