Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Getting a Diagnosis

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Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Getting a Diagnosis

Description

This fact sheet addresses fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and the importance of early diagnosis.

This fact sheet addresses the following topics:

  • What are fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)?
  • How can I recognize FASD?
  • Why is diagnosis important?
  • How is FASD detected?
  • Where can I go for a diagnosis?
  • How do I prepare for an assessment?
  • What do I do with the results?

Developer:

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Center (FASD) Center for Excellence; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.)

Funding Sources:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.)

History

Release Date: 2005
Original Summary: February 2006
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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