Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
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In this episode, host Sophie Guy speaks with Dr Sara McLean about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Dr Sara McLean is a registered psychologist and researcher. She has conducted extensive work to identify the role and impact of developmental differences and FASD in children in out-of-home care.
In this episode you will learn: 
  • Prevalence of FASD and the reason for its increase in recent years (06:10)
  • How is FASD diagnosed? (12:28)
  • What does effective therapeutic intervention look like for children with FASD? (18:33)
  • What is helpful for practitioners to know about working with children with FASD? (25:46)
Further information and resources:
  Visit https://emergingminds.com.au/resources/podcast/fasd-podcast/ for all links and further information.
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