Helpful This was very informative and interesting While the book is older I think it ives a broad base of applicable information that is still current enough Great resource for parents and educators I wish I could et the teachers and principals in my area to read it or at
LEAST BE BETTER INFORMED THERE HASbe better informed There has no progress in the area I live since the publication of this book in the 90s FASD is life long brain injury
That Affects Many Areas Ofaffects many areas of A bit outdated there is definitely newer information available on FASD However it s a reat resource for research and articles and for beginning to understand this complicated disorder. Ns of FAS particularly in children For parents families educators pediatricians psychologists adoption workers lawyers judges social workers nurses and child care providers this timely work speaks to everyone promoting understanding and awareness of the challenges faced by the children who have this entirely preventable disabili. ,
Le how people affected with fetal alcohol exporsure might fare a each
Stage Of Their Livesof their lives chapters discuss the history of research on the topic what exactly alcohol does to the developing fetus public
policy issues a chapter on schools and how parents and caregivers can help those affected Theissues including chapter on schools and how parents and caregivers can help those affected The was current for the date of publication 1997 so has been superseded in some areas but does provide a American Military History and the Evolution of Western Warfare good foundation for someone who is just starting to learn about the topic Some information may be dated but this is a comprehensive volume on FAS The last chapters on models of reaching high risk mothers are particularly. Ins how to identify the disorder how to work with children and adults who have it how to talk to parents about it and how to prevent its occurrence through sensitive education of prospective mothers and society at largePhotographs and case studies lend personal perspective while revealing the physical and behavioral manifestatio. This book is areat contrast to much other work on
fetal alcohol syndrome now usually called fetal alcohol spectrum disorder Whilealcohol syndrome now usually called fetal alcohol spectrum disorder While works are judgmental those bad mothers drank while pregnant or ideosyncratic how one person dealt with one particular manifestation of this syndrome this book brings the reader up to date on current research including discussion of aps in our knowledge and practical information The chapters are designed so that you can read what you need For my purposes I focused on the chapters on diagnosis one of the few resources that discusses BEFORE TODDLERHOOD AND EXPECTATIONS THROUGHOUT before toddlerhood and expectations throughout life Readable and easy to understand this book conveys urgent information about medical and social issues surrounding fetal alcohol syndrome FAS Compassionately written by the expert psychologist who conducted some of the earliest examinations of children with FAS than 20 years ago this uidebook presents an overview of FAS and expla.