Digital Journal – Avoiding Toxic Substances During Pregnancy
When a woman finds out they are pregnant, it seems to change everything. Suddenly she isn’t just thinking about herself, but about the baby they are carrying. Questions about what substances or environmental exposures may be harmful to mom or baby are a natural reaction.
Catch – What We Know About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) causes harm, pain and shame in mothers and children. Society is critical and judgmental towards those suffering from the condition, even though 1 in 100 babies in Canada are born with it.
FASD Awareness – Thank
On Thursday 22 July (2021) my debut novel, Hope Nicely’s Lessons for Life will be published – and I want to say a huge thank you to you personally, and to all at FASD Awareness for the help, support and encouragement which you have given me.
National Improvement Hub (Scotland) – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: What educational practitioners need to know
Of all pupils in Scotland 7.5% (52,921) are recorded as requiring additional support arising from social, emotional or behavioural needs. Understanding the underlying ‘need’ is crucial to being able to support children.
Social Work Today (UK) – Boy with FASD missed out on support because council said he had ‘wrong’ type of disabilities
The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has criticised a council for ‘gatekeeping’ services for a boy with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, saying it only supported autistic children or those with severe learning disabilities.