Comparison of stresses associated with parenting children with disabilities shows key differences


There is a body of literature looking at parental stress for parents of children with disabilities, but the researchers in this Canadian study were interested in looking specifically at a comparison of parental stress for parents of children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and those with children with autism spectrum disorder. They reported the [read the full story…]

Lack of care pathways adds to impact on parents of diagnosis of foetal alcohol syndrome in children

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Foetal alcohol syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder caused by the use of alcohol during pregnancy. FAS Aware UK� points out that there is are varying estimates of the prevalence of the disorder, but is thought to have a prevalence of around 1 in 1000. The researchers in this study were interested in finding out about the [read the full story…]