Moment to Moment
Perspectives on FASDs in Adolescence
Young people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders suffer a wide range of disabilities − physical, emotional, and developmental − due to their prenatal exposure to alcohol. The interventions and treatment they require cover an even broader range. This book, Moment to Moment: Perspectives on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Adolescence, is designed for families and professionals who provide care, treatment, and social services to adolescents with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. It provides detailed information about the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure and provides further insight into the reasons behind the children’s behaviors.
Experts from the fields of pediatrics, child psychology, social services, education, and more share their perspectives on challenges caregivers face as they provide for adolescents who have been affected by their biological mothers’ use of alcohol during pregnancy. Each chapter is designed to shine new light on a distinct angle of FASDs, including the important perspective of a parent who has guided her daughter into young adulthood.
As authors, we seek to educate all who can prevent FASDs and those dedicated professionals who treat children with FASDs. But ultimately, we hope that this book and the related Moment to Moment documentary and presentation will help everyone look beyond the behaviors we see and to understand the source and purpose of those behaviors as children with FASDs struggle to deal with a world they have difficulty comprehending.
Author: Ira Chasnoff
Avaliable From: Amazon
Genre: Non Fiction