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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

An overview of the revised Canadian guideline for FASD assessment and diagnosis.

Description: This presentation will focus on the recommendations in the recently revised Canadian FASD diagnostic guideline. Topics include:

  • Why FASD diagnosis is important
  • An overview of the FASD diagnostic guideline update and revision project
  • Clinic survey data
  • Considerations/recommendations including:
    • prenatal alcohol exposure
    • growth
    • brain
    • nomenclature
    • infants, young children and adults
  • A diagnostic flowchart
  • Summary & conclusion

Date: Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes