Day 51 of 99 Days to FASDay: History Notes of Alcohol Effects

Did you know that the effects of alcohol were being observed from biblical times? While some of the language used in the graphic above is considered out-dated and even offensive and judgmental by today's standards, I included these quotes because it illustrates scholars and physicians have noted the effects of alcohol on the people who … Continue reading Day 51 of 99 Days to FASDay: History Notes of Alcohol Effects

Day 10 of 99 Days to FASDay: When FASD Shows Up

According to NOFAS (National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) website: FASD is known as a “hidden disability” because most individuals affected by FASD are not diagnosed until adolescence, adulthood, if at all. School-aged children with fetal alcohol-related problems are usually only identified when they are referred for a learning disability or an attention deficit disorder. If clinicians can identify FASD … Continue reading Day 10 of 99 Days to FASDay: When FASD Shows Up