Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Runtime 00:36:37
Released 9/9/19
Emerging Minds Podcast
Emerging Minds Podcast
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
In this episode, host Sophie Guy speaks with Dr Sara McLean about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Dr Sara McLean is a registered psychologist and researcher. She has conducted extensive work to identify the role and impact of developmental differences and FASD in children in out-of-home care.


In this episode you will learn: 

  • Prevalence of FASD and the reason for its increase in recent years (06:10)
  • How is FASD diagnosed? (12:28)
  • What does effective therapeutic intervention look like for children with FASD? (18:33)
  • What is helpful for practitioners to know about working with children with FASD? (25:46)
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