Children and adults prenatally exposed to alcohol show disabilities in social and adaptive function that persists throughout their life.
This New York City Conference Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders held on November 6th, 2017, provided an expansive overview of diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and implications of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
Below you will find the presentations given. Please click on the title of the presentation to access the PDF.
A Disability by Any Other Name: Why Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Have not been Diagnosed and Treated (and what you can do about it) by Douglas Waite, M.D. Medical Director, The Keith Haring Clinic
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: What’s New and What You Should Do! by Larry Burd, Ph.D., Director North Dakota FASD Clinic
Changing Public Policy with the Juvenile Courts: What Works With Kids With FASD? by William J. Edwards, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County
Social-Emotional Deficits of Children and Youth with FASD: Barriers to Obtaining Appropriate Services by Dr. Stephen Greenspan, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut
Legal Advocacy in New York: Accessing Services and Supports for Children and Adults with FASD by Jennifer Monthie, Legal Director Disability Rights New York
Thanks to the New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) for use of the space
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