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Alcohol and pregnancy and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder : a resource for health professionals -- Perth: Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, 2009. 31p. ; 30cm + Information sheet

Designed for health professionals as a guide to addressing the issue of alcohol use during pregnancy, using easy to understand language and terminology. Provides a brief desciption of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder; useful resources; and an audit of alcohol use.

SC/AAA ALC [P13278]

Fetal alcohol : sharing experiences. Living with children affected by fetal alcohol exposure / Fellenz, Sharyn G. -- Baltimore, Md: PublishAmerica, 2005. 65 p. ; 23 cm.

Written by a parent living with adopted children who have been affected by prenatal alcohol exposure, the author has combined stories of her experiences with strategies and coping skills to help other parents understand these children and have a better outcome.

SC/AAA FEL [P12856]

Fetal alcohol syndrome : a guide for families and communities / Streissguth, Ann. -- Baltimore, Md: Paul H Brookes, 1997. 306p., ill.

Using case studies, photos, illustrations and validated empirical research, the author highlights the cultural, racial and economic diversity of foetal alcohol syndrome(FAS) and foetal alcohol effects (FAE).

SC/AAA STR [P07802]

Strategies for employment services specialists and parents and carers with particular emphasis on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder / Russell, Elizabeth. -- Burleigh, QLD: Zeus Publications, 2008. 168 p. ; 21 cm.

While this book has a particular focus on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, the strategies and interventions mentioned can be readily applied to many other disabilities experienced by participants in federal government employment and pre-employment programs. This has been written for case managers or consultants in the employment services industry who work with individuals sufering form the symptoms and characteristics of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

CC 331.59 RUS [P12836]

Understanding fetal alcohol spectrum disorder : a guide to FASD for parents, carers and professionals / Catterick, Maria Curran, Liam. -- London;Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley, 2014. 166 p. ; 25 cm.

This book describes how alcohol can harm the fetus and disrupt development, and explains how fetal alchohol spectrum disorder (FASD) affects individuals at different stages of their lives. With the aid of simple, illustrative diagrams, photographs and charts, it shows how you can identify FASD and gives guidance on how mothers at risk can be helped. It also provides advice for parents and carers on how children, young people and adults with FASD can be best supported.

SC/AAA CAT [P15391]