Low-level prenatal alcohol exposure was associated with adverse behavioral outcomes in children at 6 to 7 years of age
- A modified Delphi study of screening for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Australia. Watkins, Rochelle E.; Elliott, Elizabeth J.; Halliday, Jane; O'Leary, Colleen M.; D'Antoine, Heather; Russell, Elizabeth; Hayes, Lorian; Peadon, Elizabeth; Wilkins, Amanda; Jones, Heather M.; McKenzie, Anne; Miers, Sue; Burns, Lucinda; Mutch, Raewyn C.; Payne, Janet M.; Fitzpatrick, James P.; Carter, Maureen; Latimer, Jane; Bower, Carol // BMC Pediatrics;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background: There is little reliable information on the prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) in Australia and no coordinated national approach to facilitate case detection. The aim of this study was to identify health professionals' perceptions about screening for FASD in...
- No Drink Is Safe During Pregnancy. // Clinician Reviews;Mar2007, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p32
The article discusses a study on the impact of prenatal alcohol exposure on the child's mental health. Prior studies showed that low level prenatal alcohol exposure may cause harm to the mental health of the baby. The study focused in Great Britain wherein health guidance allows pregnant women...
- Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. NAYAK, RAGHAVENDRA BHEEMAPPA; MURTHY, PRATIMA // Indian Pediatrics;Dec2008, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p977
Background: Maternal alcohol use during pregnancy leads to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in their children. FASD is characterized by typical facial features, growth retardation, intellectual dysfunction and behavioral problems. Justification: Alcohol is neurotoxic to the brain during...
- Neurobiology and Neurodevelopmental Impact of Childhood Traumatic Stress and Prenatal Alcohol Exposure. Henry, Jim; Sloane, Mark; Black-Pond, Connie // Language, Speech & Hearing Services in Schools;Apr2007, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p99
Research reveals that prenatal alcohol exposure and child trauma (i.e., abuse, neglect, sexual abuse) can have deleterious effects on child development across-multiple domains. This study analyzed the impact on childhood neurodevelopment of prenatal alcohol exposure and postnatal traumatic...
- Ripple or Tidal Wave: What Can Make a Difference? Fisher, Cheryl // Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions;Spring2000, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p120
Focuses on the author's experiences with a son with autism. Use of community-based support; Positive interventions; Collaborative interventions; Introduction of the child to the community.
- Problems Reported by Parents of Romanian Orphans Adopted to British Columbia. Fisher, Lianne; Ames, Elinor W.; Chisholm, Kim; Savoie, Lynn // International Journal of Behavioral Development;Jan1997, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p67
Behaviour problems in Romanian orphans adopted to Canada were examined through parents' interview reports of specific problems, and children's scores on the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) (Achenbach, Edelbrock, & Howell, 1987) completed by their parents. Three groups of children were studied....
- Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. Epstein, Michael H. // Journal of Emotional & Behavioral Disorders;Fall2002, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p189
Focuses on the wide range of disciplines for children with emotional and behavioral disorders. Perspectives on emotional and behavioral disorders; Descriptions of behavioral programs and practices; Critical components of the programs.
- Bringing therapeutic wilderness-program ideas into the... Milner, Diane; Nisbet, John // Intervention in School & Clinic;Sep97, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p30
Discusses Eckerd Wilderness Education System (EWES) camp program for children with social and behavioral problems. How to apply the program ideas in a public school setting; Details about the services offered by EWES; Recommendations regarding the common problems encountered with students...
- Should schools employ behavior management consultants? Schottle, Darlene A.; Peltier, Gary L. // Journal of Instructional Psychology;Jun96, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p128
Examines whether schools should employ behavior management consultants to deal with behavior problems among pupils. Comparison of effectiveness of inservice instruction by a behavior management consultant to teachers who experienced behavior problems; Behavioral intervention strategies.