Author: Terri

Alcohol and Pregnancy – A Community Conversation

FASD and the Criminal Justice System Papers on FASD and the criminal justice system co-authored with Jerrod Brown, MA, MS, MS, MS, is the Treatment Director for Pathways Counseling Center, Inc. Pathways provides programs and services benefiting individuals impacted by mental illness and addictions. Jerrod is also the founder and CEO of the American Institute for […]

More warnings needed on fetal alcohol effect

The Children’s Commissioner wants to see more done to warn women of the risks of drinking during pregnancy.  Judge Andrew Becroft has just returned from a meeting with Australia’s children’s commissioners, where the connection between fetal alcohol syndrome and crime was discussed.

Journal of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Risk & Prevention

“The Journal of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Risk &Prevention strives to serve as an international resource for scientificpublications on the epidemiology, neurobiology, psychology and sociology of fetal alcohol toxicity…” [Canadian journal] http://www.jfasrp.com/index.php/JFASRP

More warnings needed on fetal alcohol effect

The Children’s Commissioner wants to see more done to warn women of the risks of drinking during pregnancy.  Judge Andrew Becroft has just returned from a meeting with Australia’s children’s commissioners, where the connection between fetal alcohol syndrome and crime was discussed.

Journal of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Risk & Prevention

“The Journal of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Risk &
Prevention strives to serve as an international resource for scientific
publications on the epidemiology, neurobiology, psychology and sociology of
fetal alcohol toxicity…”[Canadian journal]

UMBILICAL CORD TISSUE: A BETTER WAY TO TEST FOR PRENATAL DRUG EXPOSURE?

“Clinicians are searching for quicker and easier
collection methods and more accurate toxicology testing for infants affected by
intrauterine substance exposure. Umbilical cord testing offers some striking
advantages over the “gold standard” of meconium testing, making the switch to
cord testing increasingly attractive…”

I AM A CAREGIVER! FOR A PERSON WITH FASD: Caregiver Resource Guide

 

Welcome to the “I am a Caregiver” resource guide for
those providing care to a person with FASD. This guide was developed as a way
for caregivers to access important information and resources relating to
providing care for children and adults with FASD. FASD is a life-long
disability and individuals impacted by FASD require a community of care and
support. As a caregiver, you are a key part of the care team.

We lvoe a teen with FASD

“…In seeking to help our son identify when he is overwhelmed, in giving our son the words to describe his need for people to break down their instructions, in providing our son technologies and strategies that allow him to remember and complete
multi-step projects, in helping him understand those things that overwhelm him
and in explaining why his brain finds certain things quite difficult, we are
giving him the very tools he needs for his future independence…”