We are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2023 Dr. Sterling Clarren FASD Research Award is Danielle Johnston for her research on visual-motor integration, visual perception and motor coordination assessments in children with FASD.
Balancing the story on FASD: 10 FASD research papers released today in the Journal of FASD
We are extremely excited to announce our new special issue published today in the Journal of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (JFASD).
Article Summary: Changes in Brain and Behaviour with Low Levels of PAE
Heavy prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) can affect children’s development. For example, heavy PAE is related to problems with behaviour and learning, which are likely caused by changes to the brain. However, we do not know much about how lower amounts of PAE affect children’s brains.
Article Summary: Diagnosis of Preschoolers with PAE
Early intervention and diagnosis are key to improving outcomes for people with FASD. Although there is some research on FASD assessment and diagnosis for school-aged children and adolescents, there is limited research with preschool-aged kids.
New FASD Research: December 2020
Here is a brief summary of some of the latest research published on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Prevention Differential Effects of Maternal Diets on Birth Outcomes and Metabolic Parameters in Rats After Ethanol Consumption during Pregnancy Maternal nutrition plays an important role in the development of FASD, but researchers have a limited understanding of how exactly this occurs. The … Read More
New FASD Research: November 2020
Here is a brief summary of some of the latest research published on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Prevention Prevention of Alcohol‐Exposed Pregnancies and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder among Pregnant and Postpartum Women: A Systematic Review Effective interventions are needed to support women and girls to have healthy pregnancies. The researchers of this study conducted a systematic review of the … Read More
What’s New in FASD Research: October 2020
Here’s a brief summary on the some of the latest research published on fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).