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This course will provide an overview for speech-language pathologists regarding how alcohol consumption during pregnancy affects the structure and function of a child’s developing brain. It will also describe symptoms of alcohol-related speech/language deficits in children of varying ages from infancy through adolescence, as well as list challenges with reliable identification and diagnosis of alcohol-related deficits.
Course Learning Outcomes
- After this course, participants will be able to list the terms associated with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).
- After this course, participants will be able to explain FASD-related diagnostic challenges.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how prenatal alcohol abuse can change the structure and function of the developing brain.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe symptoms of alcohol- related speech/language deficits in children of varying ages.
|Overview of alcohol-related disorders and relevant statistics
|Overview of changes in brain structure and function related to alcohol damage
|Overview of alcohol-related symptomatology in children of varying ages
|Conclusion; Q & A
Monday, January 28, 2013 at 12:00 pm EST via SpeechPathology.com
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