Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Runtime 00:36:37
Released 9/9/19

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
Emerging Minds Podcast

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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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