Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: An Overview of Deficits
Course Learning Outcomes
- After this course, participants will be able to list the terms associated with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).
- After this course, participants will be able to explain FASD-related diagnostic challenges.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how prenatal alcohol abuse can change the structure and function of the developing brain.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe symptoms of alcohol- related speech/language deficits in children of varying ages.
|0-10 Minutes||Overview of alcohol-related disorders and relevant statistics|
|10-40 Minutes||Overview of changes in brain structure and function related to alcohol damage|
|40-55 Minutes||Overview of alcohol-related symptomatology in children of varying ages|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q & A|
Tatyana Elleseff, M.A., CCC-SLP
Tatyana Elleseff, M.A., CCC-SLP is a bilingual speech language pathologist who specializes in working with multicultural, internationally and domestically adopted as well as at-risk children with complex communication disorders. She received her MA from NYU, her Bilingual Extension Certification from Columbia University as well as several ACE awards for continuing education from ASHA. She is a member of NY and NJ, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) multidisciplinary teams, the aim of which is to provide specialized services including speech language assessment and intervention to children identified or presenting with features of FASD. Tatyana’s articles have been published in several magazines including Adoption Today, Adoption Australia, and Advance for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists. In addition to previously presenting on Speechpathology.com, Tatyana has presented for a number of medical, academic and non-profit organizations including New York University, New Jersey Speech Language and Hearing Convention, American Academy of Pediatrics: Council on Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship , New Jersey Taskforce on Child Abuse and Neglect as well as North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC).
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