Throughout the last fourteen years we have accessed a variety of professionals to address various issues. We were lucky as many had some understanding of FASD – but there were others who attempted to help my daughter or provide advice or suggestions, based on what works with neuro-typical children, with disastrous results. A study revealed … Continue reading Wish #7: Professionals Skilled in FASD Diagnosis and Interventions
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The Monster Under the Bed (FASD)
My diagnosis came at 47 after a lifetime of hit and miss, not really understanding people around me and considering myself as an alien in a strange land. I had a career, relationships, family of my own... but I kept ending up at a therapist trying vainly to understand. While I did do any number of things that … Continue reading The Monster Under the Bed (FASD)
Day 35 of 99 Days to FASDay: Is an FASD Diagnosis Important?
Why get an FASD diagnosis? A diagnosis provides an understanding of how to support an individual, may open access to services and helps reduce secondary outcomes.
Canadian FASD Diagnostic Guide
Did you know as of 2015 FASD is now a diagnostic term in Canada? It is also the diagnostic term used in Australia. Click here for more information. I believe France and South Africa also use FASD. The following is from the Asante Centre : Whereas the 2005 guideline identified fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) as an … Continue reading Canadian FASD Diagnostic Guide
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