Chris Melore (21 July 2020) Alarming survey: 1 in 4 young adults don’t know women shouldn’t drink while pregnant. Study Finds.
Kyle K (3 December 2019) Adults in the N.W.T. can soon get diagnosed at a new FASD clinic. “We’ve missed a huge population of people,” said Shawna Pound, the territory’s adult FASD program co-ordinator. CBC News, Canada.
Mary Ward (22 October 2019) Pregnant mums’ ability to cope with stress may affect health of child. Sydney Morning Herald
BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services (current 2019) Adult Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Assessments. Assessments for incarcerated adults to decide whether they are eligible for services from Community Living BC, an organization that provides services for people with developmental disabilities.
Carl Hnatyshyn (10 October 2019) Pathways program helps those with fetal alcohol disorder. Resource worker Amber Arnold hopes to change that reality by speaking, creating programs and holding events to make Sarnia-Lambton into what she calls an FASD-informed community. This Week: Sarnia and Lambton County.
Donald KA, Wedderburn CJ, Barnett W, Nhapi RT, Rehman AM, Stadler JAM, et al. (2019) Risk and protective factors for child development: An observational South African birth cohort. PLoS Med 16(9): e1002920.
Beth Adams (9 September 2019) App Aims To End Isolation And Educate Parents Whose Children Have Fetal Alcohol Disorders. WSKG News
Edmonton Fetal Alcohol Network Booklet: FASD: The Hidden Disability
Jacquelyn LeBel and Kelly Wang (7 August 2019) Canada: ‘London police announce partnership with MedicAlert’.
Eureka Alert (29 July 2019) ‘Midwives and nurse-midwives may underestimate the dangers of prenatal alcohol use.’ The study, “Prenatal alcohol screening during pregnancy by midwives and nurses,” appears in the June 11, 2019 issue of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.