Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Rosie Gowsell Ellen Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193902

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An estimated 40,000 children are born with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in the United States each year. The impacts on school and family, and social life are immense. FASDs are a group of disorders and conditions that occur in people whose mothers drank alcohol during pregnancy. This useful title gives an overview of the mental, behavioral, and physical impairments of FASD, as well as new research, treatments and methods for managing behavioral issues. A chapter on caring for others addresses children dealing with parents, siblings, or foster siblings with an FASD diagnosis.

Reading Level
Lexile
1010L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
W
ATOS
6.8
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Health & Nutrition Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Other
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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