Yukon MP Larry Bagnell says he's disappointed in his fellow MPs for
rejecting his bill that would allow special treatment of people with
fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) involved in the criminal
Newcastle Advertiser (South Africa) - Save your unborn child and
abstain from liquor
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is a harsh reality, which affects babies who
are born to women who drink. In an attempt to raise awareness about
the syndrome, September 9 has been earmarked as Fetal Alcohol
Syndrome Awareness Day.
The Washington Post - For women, heavy drinking has been
normalized. That’s dangerous.
The ads started popping up about a decade ago on social media.
Instead of selling alcohol with sex and romance, these ads had an
edgier theme: Harried mothers chugging wine to cope with everyday
stress. Women embracing quart-sized bottles of whiskey, and bellying
up to bars to knock back vodka shots with men.
Research in Developmental Disabilities - Intervention
recommendations and subsequent access to services following clinical
assessment for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and prenatal
alcohol exposure (PAE) experience multiple difficulties requiring
various interventions. Researchers have called for investigation into
service use with respect to clinically recommended interventions.
Alcoholism - An ERP Study of Response Inhibition in the Auditory
Domain in Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Previous event-related potential (ERP) studies of response inhibition
in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) have used a
visual Go/NoGo task to study the impact of prenatal alcohol exposure
on response inhibition.
NIH - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders - From Research to Policy
Forty years ago, alcohol was not commonly recognized as a teratogen,
an agent that can disrupt the development of a fetus. Today, we
understand that prenatal alcohol exposure induces a variety of
adverse effects on physical, neurological, and behavioral
Handbook of Missing Persons - Pregnancy and Parenting Among
Runaway and Homeless Young Women
Homeless youth face numerous challenging life circumstances, both
prior to leaving home and while homeless. Examples of such difficult
experiences include exceptionally high rates of pregnancy and early
parenthood, particularly in comparison to their housed peers.
Alcoholism - A Comparison Among 5 Methods for the Clinical
Diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Despite the prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and
the importance of accurate identification of patients, clinical
diagnosis may not be consistent across sites due to the heterogeneous
nature of FASD and the characteristics of different diagnostic
Read more Alcoholism
- Letter to the Editor Regarding Coles, Gailey, Mulle, Kable,
Lynch, and Jones (2016): A Comparison Among 5 Methods for the
Clinical Diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum DisordersIN THIS
LETTER to the Editor, I discuss a study conducted by Coles and
colleagues (2016) that took on the important task of comparing the
outcomes of 5 fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) diagnostic
systems when retroactively applied to the records of 1,581 patients.
Aachener Nachrichten (Germany) - Benefizkonzert: Mehr als 1300
Eigens aus Lingen an der Ems war die Vorsitzende des Vereins FASD
Deutschland, Gisela Michalowski, nach Birgelen gekommen, um den Erlös
aus dem Benefizkonzert entgegenzunehmen, das Paul und Uschi
Antenbrink zugunsten des Vereins organisiert hatten.
Wochenblatt.de (Germany) - Schwangerschaft und Alkohol: Frauen mit
hohem Bildungsstatus sündigen öfter
Ein Gläschen Sekt, ein Bier, Glühwein ... In der Vorweihnachtszeit
gehört der Alkohol für viele dazu. Die KKH warnt vor den Folgen von
Alkoholgenuss während der Schwangerschaft. Statistiken zufolge
neigen gerade Frauen mit höherem Bildungs- und Sozialstatus dazu, zu