National Post: Canadian study identifies five most vulnerable groups for FASD

While FASD can affect people from all racial, ethnic and sociological backgrounds, the data shows prevalence rates are particularly devastating for certain groups People in

Research: Prevalence and characteristics of adults with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in corrections: a Canadian case ascertainment study

K. McLachlan Email author, A. McNeil, J. Pei, U. Brain, G. Andrew and T. F. Oberlander BMC Public Health201919:43 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-6292-x Abstract Background Individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) experience a range of cognitive,

How Common is FASD?

The question of how many people have FASD is commonly asked of researchers and service providers. This question is important for understanding the full scale

Is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder More Common Than We Think?

Looking at the data from this superb study, the answer is yes. Not only that, we’re likely missing the diagnosis in the vast majority of

Kids Brain Health Network: Beyond the numbers: Why Canadian neurodisability prevalence rates matter

Rob More remembers sitting in on a meeting where two parents were telling the school principal that their children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

New Prevalence Estimates of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Range From 1 to 5 Percent in U.S. Communities

A study of more than 6,000 first-graders across 4 U.S. communities has found that a significant number of children have fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD),

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