Sunday, October 31, 2021

FASD News - 43/2021

Stuff (New Zealand) - Teenagers left homeless without support for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
One teen ends up sleeping under a bridge. Another is passed between temporary care homes. Carers and social workers agree: "There is nothing for these children." Josephine Franks reports.
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Yorkshire Post (UK) - Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Family of Yorkshire boy with disorder caused by drinking alcohol while pregnant call for better education
Yorkshire boy Isaac Clegg is a bright, funny and outgoing little lad - but living with him is like living with a 'ticking timebomb'.
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VIDEOS and MATERIALS
FASD Hub Australia - Meet Prue Walker: The role of the social worker in FASD diagnoosis
As a social worker, part of Prue Walker's role is to make sure that children and families are supported before, during and after their FASD assessments. In this video, Prue shares a snapshot of some of the ways she helps families through this challenging time.
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FASD Deutschland e.V. - Spot 2 FASD
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NEOMED: Project ECHO - FASD - Systems of Care ECHO for MSY
Dr. Gocke Ergun from Wright State University shared her knowledge of this topic with the SOC for MSY ECHO community on October 28th, 2021.
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The Florida Center For Early Childhood - FASD Warrior: Jen Werden
This mom of four is on a mission to spread the word about FASD. Jen adopted a son with fetal alcohol syndrome (the most severe case of FASD).
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Katy Gentry #SINGOUT - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder- Education & Resources in Indiana
information on video on fetal alcohol Spectrum disorders and how the education and social Services community can learn more about this disability
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Liz Ross-Collier - Characteristics of FASD
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NPs, Midwives, & Nurses Partnering to Prevent FASDs - FASD Champions Connect: Laurie Hume, MBA - International FASD Awareness Day, 9/9/2021
Join us to hear Laurie Hume, MBA talk about her experiences as a champion for FASD prevention and awareness.
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Spotlight on FASD - Podcast Season 4, Episode 3 - FASD, Trauma and the Criminal Justice System
We're back in conversation with Jerrod Brown, stepping a little further out of Criminal Justice to dive deeper into connections between FASD and Trauma.
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FASD Hope - All About FASD - FASD and Trauma with Jerrod Brown, Ph.D.
Episode 94 is part 2 of a 4 part, monthly series within FASD Hope titled "All About FASD - Professional Insights and Perspectives with Dr. Jerrod Brown".
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FASD Success Show - #087 Ngaire Meadows: No Physical Aggression in a Year!
As a research scientist in the health care field, Ngaire thought she knew everything, but now understands how little she knew. With three girls on the Spectrum, it felt like WW3 in the home with rages, outbursts, and mental health concerns.
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FASD Success Show - #086 Kelly Rosenbender: From Struggling Single Mom to Informed and Confident Advocate
Kelly Rosenbender is a single mom working full time and raising a 13-year-old daughter. Despite getting a diagnosis and referrals for service for her daughter, she still felt judged, isolated, and without tools or knowledge to advocate.
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RESEARCH
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research - Prenatal choline supplementation during mouse pregnancy has differential effects in alcohol-exposed fetal organs
Choline prevents the alcohol-reduced gestational weight gain and fetal body weight and corrects fetal brain sparing, consistent with clinical findings of improvements in alcohol-exposed children born to mothers receiving choline supplementation.
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Sciences & the Law - Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and confabulation in psycholegal settings: A beginner’s guide for criminal justice, forensic mental health, and legal interviewers
Suggestions in this article hold the potential to decrease the risk of confabulation in the criminal justice system and decrease problematic outcomes, such as false confessions and wrongful convictions among individuals with FASD.
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European Journal of Public Health - Available prevention and management interventions for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (2007 to 2017)
The uneven distribution of interventions designed for FASD vis-à-vis the burden of FASD in the different regions calls for a concerted effort for knowledge and intervention sharing to enhance the design of contextually sensitive preventive and management policy in the different regions.
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Developmental Neurobiology - Long-lasting implications of embryonic exposure to alcohol: Insights from zebrafish research
The harmful consumption of ethanol is associated with significant health problems and social burdens. This drug activates a complex network of reward mechanisms and habit formation learning that is supposed to contribute to the consumption of increasingly high and frequent amounts, ultimately leading to addiction.
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Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging - Corpus Callosum Morphometry in Children With Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

Alcohol is known to have a neurotoxic effect on the brain of offspring of mothers consuming alcohol during pregnancy.
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Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics - “The Offspring of Drunkards”: Gender, Welfare, and the Eugenic Politics of Birth Control and Alcohol Reform in the United States
The social politics of women’s alcohol use is controversial given current debates over maternal-fetal health, fetal alcohol syndrome, and debates about welfare. Exploring the early twentieth century intersections of Prohibition, birth control reform, and alcohol politics reveals the historical roots of current recommendations surrounding women, alcohol, and public assistance.
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Current Opinion in Pediatrics - Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: current state of diagnosis and treatment.
FASDs are a common cause of neurodevelopmental impairment in school-age children, and their recognition is essential to provide early interventions in order to optimize the outcome for these individuals when they reach adulthood.
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IN OTHER LANGUAGES
Nowa Trybuna Opolska Plus (Poland) - FASD. Dla kobiety w ciąży nie ma bezpiecznej ilości alkoholu, który może wypić
Rozmowa z Barbarą Słomian, dyrektor Katolickiego Ośrodka Adopcyjnego i Opiekuńczego w Opolu, organizatorką konferencji naukowo-metodycznej „Świat bez FASD”, która odbyła się on-line 19 października 2021.
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Die Rheinpfalz (Germany) - Ausstellung: „Wenn schwanger, dann Zero“
Von Donnerstag, 4. November, bis Mittwoch, 10. November, kann in der Berufsbildenden Schule auf dem Roßberg die Ausstellung „Wenn schwanger, dann Zero“ besucht werden. Dabei geht es um die Prävention von zukünftigen Schäden durch Alkoholkonsum in der Schwangerschaft
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Bimbi Sanie Belli (Italy) - Alcol in gravidanza: attenzione ai pericoli della sindrome feto-alcolica
Consumare alcol in gravidanza, anche in piccole quantità, è molto pericoloso sia per la gestazione stessa sia per la salute futura del bebè che rischia la sindrome feto-alcolica
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