Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Guide to FASD for Parents, Carers, and Professionals
Maria Catterick and Liam Curran
2014, Jessica Kingsley Publisher; soft cover; 166 pages
An easy to read, informative guide written by two social workers. The book begins with a comprehensive section on what FASD is and the alcohol effects on the developing brain. It then moves on to a section on assessment and diagnosis, which is then followed by a strategies/supports section. Finally, the book provides suggestions/recommendations regarding future policy and practice.
Some of the chapter titles include:
- What is FASD?
- FASD Across the Lifespan
- Tools and Strategies for Success
hard copy: contact Odin Books at 1 800 223 6346 or www.odinbooks.com $33.95
Date reviewed: November, 2015