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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Day 62 of 99 Days to FASDay: Why FASD is often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed
From the article: Fetal Alcohol Exposure Often Mistaken as Behavioral Issues - Medscape - Jan 12, 2015: The investigators note that although children with FAS are usually correctly diagnosed on the basis of growth criteria, central nervous system impairment, and characteristic facial features, other, more common disorders related to prenatal alcohol exposure may be missed. "Unfortunately, … Continue reading Day 62 of 99 Days to FASDay: Why FASD is often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed
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