Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder vastly outnumbers other common developmental disabilities; however, FASD comes with relatively little public recognition or understanding.
Welcome to Day 45 of 99 days to FASDay! Today we see some statistics of the prevalence of FAS and FASD in children who are in care around the world, although only a few countries were noted in this study: Canadian Children and Youth in Care: The Cost of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Child & Youth … Continue reading Day 45 of 99 Days to FASDay: Prevalence of FASD in Child Welfare (International)
Global Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Among Children and Youth In 2019, a study,Prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder among special subpopulations: a systematic review and meta‐analysis, was published by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in the journal Addiction. Researchers looked at FAS and FASD prevalence rates for the following five subpopulations: children … Continue reading Day 42 of 99 Days to FASDay: Int’l Prevalence of FASD