While fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are surprisingly common in children in care, they can often be difficult to diagnose, as the signs and symptoms are associated with a number of other conditions. This class explores fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, how to identify them, and how parents can support children who were prenatally exposed to alcohol.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
describe fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)
understand how prenatal exposure to alcohol can affect a developing brain
list common learning and behavioral issues associated with FASD
identify potential signs of FASD
understand the relationship between trauma and FASD
know how to support children with FASD
2 credit hours, $10.00 per person.
This class explores parenting children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), including:
signs and symptoms
evaluation and making a diagnosis
learning and behavioral issues
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This course is very helpful and informative. It shed a light on so much of what we are dealing with, and encouraged us to stay on the course that we have been using.