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 Care … Continue reading Day 45 of 99 Days to FASDay: Prevalence of FASD in Child Welfare (International)
Keeping with our International theme from yesterday, today's infographic reports on world-wide prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). The information comes from the report titled: Estimation of national, regional, and global prevalence of alcohol use during pregnancy and fetal alcohol syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. by Svetlana Popova, … Continue reading Day 42 of 99 Days to FASDay: Int’l Prevalence of FASD