FASD Part I

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder An Overview of Deficits

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This 42 slide material provides an overview for speech-language pathologists regarding how alcohol consumption during pregnancy affects the structure and function of a child’s developing brain. It also describes symptoms of alcohol-related speech/language deficits in children of varying ages from infancy through adolescence, as well as lists challenges with reliable identification and diagnosis of alcohol-related deficits.

Objectives:

  • —List  the terms associated with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).
  • —Explain FASD-related diagnostic challenges
  • —Describe how prenatal alcohol abuse can change the structure and function of the developing brain.
  • —Describe symptoms of alcohol- related speech/language deficits in children of varying ages.

Product Details:

  • FASD Overview
  • List of Current FASD Terms
  • Central Nervous System Damage
  • FASD Related Statistics for United States
  • FASD related diagnostic challenges
  • The “Controversy of Visibility”
  • Structural Damage
    •  Oral Cavity
    • Hearing Mechanism
  • Alcohol Related Cognitive-Linguistic Deficits
  • Genetics and FASD
  • FASD Related Brain Damage
    • —Frontal Lobes
    • Prefrontal cortex
    • —Corpus Callosum
    • —Basal Ganglia
    • —Hypothalamus
    • —Amygdala
    • —Hippocampus
    • —Cerebellum
  • Alcohol Related Damage Summary
  • Infants with alcohol related deficits
  • Toddlers with alcohol related deficits
  • School Aged Children and FASD
  • Adolescents with FASD
  • Secondary Conditions and FASD
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: List of Current FASD Terms
  • References

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