Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

(Understanding Mental Health)

5852881fd6336.jpeg Author Ellen Rodger and Rosie Gowsell
Isbn 978-0778700890
File size 5MB
Year 2014
Pages 48
Language English
File format PDF
Category Family and Friendship

Book Description:

An estimated 40,000 children are born with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in the United States each year. The impacts on school and family, and social life are immense. FASDs are a group of disorders and conditions that occur in people whose mothers drank alcohol during pregnancy. This useful title gives an overview of the mental, behavioral, and physical impairments of FASD, as well as new research, treatments and methods for managing behavioral issues. A chapter on caring for others addresses children dealing with parents, siblings, or foster siblings with an FASD diagnosis.


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