DSM-5 and FASD Explained: Our friends at the Provincial Outreach Program for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (also known as POPFASD) just posted a video of Dr. Christine Lilley explaining the ins-and-outs of diagnosing an FASD with the DSM-5 (the book that psychiatrists and psychologists use to diagnose conditions).
Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Have you ever wondered how prenatal alcohol exposure is determined or assessed? It’s the only cause of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and one of the four prongs of the FASD diagnosis, but mostly it’s covered briefly in discussions or dryly in diagnostic books. A Facebook community member recently talked to me … Read moreFASD Elephant™ Podcast #019: Assessing Prenatal Alcohol Exposure
Thinking about obtaining an FASD Evaluation? Today’s podcast talks about how to prepare for one. These evaluations often have long waiting lists and take just as long to complete. Here is a guide on how you can prepare for an evaluation, make it as thorough as possible, and hopefully speed the process up a bit. … Read moreFASD Elephant™ #009: Preparing for an FASD Evaluation