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TitleFetal Alcohol Syndrome
AuthorAnn Streissguth
ISBN1557662835
ImprintAnn Streissguth Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaperback
Pages336

Description

Readable and easy to understand, this book conveys urgent information about medical and social issues surrounding fetal alcohol syndrome FAS Compassionately written by the expert psychologist who conducted some of the earliest examinations of children with FAS than 20 years ago, this guidebook presents an overview of FAS and explains how to identify the disorder, how to work with children and adults who have it, how to talk to parents about it, and how to prevent its occurrence through sensitive education of prospective mothers and society at large.Photographs and case studies lend personal perspective while revealing the physical and behavioral manifestations of FAS, particularly in children For parents, families, educators, pediatricians, psychologists, adoption workers, lawyers, judges, social workers, nurses, and child care providers, this timely work speaks to everyone, promoting understanding and awareness of the challenges faced by the children who have this entirely preventable disability.

Reviews

Stephanie

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome By Ann Streissguth

Some information may be dated, but this is a comprehensive volume on FAS The last chapters on models of reaching high risk mothers are particularly helpful.


Elizabeth

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome By Ann Streissguth

This book is a great contrast to much other work on fetal alcohol syndrome now usually called fetal alcohol spectrum disorder While many works are judgmental those bad mothers drank while pregnant or ideosyncratic how one person dealt with one particular manifestation of this syndrome , this book br... (Sign in to see more)


Kayla

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome By Ann Streissguth

A bit outdated there is definitely newer information available on FASD However, it s a great resource for research and articles and for beginning to understand this complicated disorder.


Betty

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome By Ann Streissguth

This was very informative and interesting.


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