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Course # 5760
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: An Overview of Deficits

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CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IL EITP/1.0; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0


Course Abstract

This course will provide an overview for speech-language pathologists regarding how alcohol consumption during pregnancy affects the structure and function of a child's developing brain. It will also describe symptoms of alcohol-related speech/language deficits in children of varying ages from infancy through adolescence, as well as list challenges with reliable identification and diagnosis of alcohol-related deficits.
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This course was recorded on February 12, 2013

Handouts

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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.

Time-ordered Agenda

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

Average Rating

(154 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Review by: Sheryl on October 13, 2014
Quick and easy to gain information needed
Review by: Kristin on September 23, 2014
Presenter did a good job explaining information on FAS
Review by: Vicki on September 15, 2014
presenter's knowledge and practical application
Review by: Shannon on September 3, 2014
Info given
Review by: Lynsey on August 14, 2014
great examples
Review by: Rebekah on July 28, 2014
Quality information presented
Review by: Louise on July 27, 2014
For me, this was an introduction to this subject. It was well presented for that purpose.
Review by: Delores on July 21, 2014
Very interesting and informative presentation that was easy to follow. I learned a lot of new information with regards to FASD e.g. the parts of the brain that damaged as a result of alcohol and the related deficits due to the damage
Review by: Rosalind on July 19, 2014
I enjoyed the information presented, it was very intresting.
Review by: Stacy on July 15, 2014
Very knowledgeable and organized presenter
Review by: Patricia on July 9, 2014
Research based
Review by: Lynn on July 6, 2014
Info
Review by: Jennifer on July 6, 2014
Content
Review by: Daria on May 16, 2014
The slides were great to help follow along with the lecture.
Review by: Joan on April 9, 2014
Lots great information- looking forward to taking part 2 for therapy application
Review by: Mary on March 3, 2014
The specific information regarding the timing of alchohal consumption during pregnancy.
Review by: Barbara on January 14, 2014
The presenter followed the course outline and provided brief, relevant anecdotal comments.
Review by: Cheryl on December 31, 2013
Thorough, well presented, excellent material for immediate use in therapy, enhanced understanding of ASD and helpful strategies to use
Review by: Amy on December 29, 2013
Clear information about a topic not frequently covered in relation to speech pathology as far as I know
Review by: Mary on December 28, 2013
Good information that was well presented.
Review by: Brian on December 27, 2013
Presenter very knowledgable
Review by: Sandra on December 9, 2013
Knowledge of presenter
Review by: Cathy on December 3, 2013
clear and organized lecture information. Great handout
Review by: Marilyn on November 28, 2013
comprehensive information lpresented
Review by: Marcia on November 15, 2013
content
Review by: Cindy on November 11, 2013
The course made me aware of academic and behavioral symptoms to look for in my present student caseload.
Review by: Kathleen on October 15, 2013
The varying degrees and varying impairments related to FAS and illustrations to support the varying degree of involvement.
Review by: Erika on October 2, 2013
information about something I knew little about
Review by: Lori on September 28, 2013
Informed presentation by expert.
Review by: claudia on September 9, 2013
clearly presents the physical/cognitive/linguistic characteristics in order to make the DX. How important it is to identify FASD and begin remediation for a more positive outcome.
Review by: Alison on August 29, 2013
The information presented on damage to specific areas of the brain was interesting and relevant, as was the information on the challenges on accurately identifying and determining the prevalence of FAS.
Review by: Janet on August 21, 2013
Relevant researchGood, overall information
Review by: Mary on August 15, 2013
I particularly liked and found useful the specific areas of the brain examined (corpus callosum, hippocampus, & basal ganglia) and the damage done through alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
Review by: Danielle on July 29, 2013
Presenter was thorough, yet summarized pertinent information well.
Review by: Janice on July 16, 2013
Specific information regarding the areas of the brain that could be impacted by alcohol.
Review by: Erin on July 16, 2013
very easy to understand, related experiences, common terminology
Review by: Christy on June 28, 2013
Good explanation on how drinking during early pregnancy can harm children, and effect them for the resst of their lives.
Review by: Jennifer on June 27, 2013
New information, good examples, food for thought
Review by: Lindsey on June 10, 2013
It was very interesting to see how the brain differs in children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - and the disorders they exhibit.
Review by: Sharon on May 23, 2013
It was good to get an update on FAS.
Review by: Debra on May 20, 2013
no comment
Review by: Cynthia on May 9, 2013
detailed neurological information
Review by: Katharine on May 5, 2013
Good mix of research and anecdotal evidence.
Review by: Hope on April 7, 2013
Very clear information that will help me to know what to expect with a child who has FASD.
Review by: Tushanna on March 30, 2013
info
Review by: Joyce on March 26, 2013
speaker's presentation made it interesting and fast moving
Review by: Adrienne on March 22, 2013
Fantastic overview. Can't wait until Part 2!
Review by: Diedre on March 9, 2013
Info easy to understand and relavent to my caseload.
Review by: Irina on March 5, 2013
Highly knowledgeable presenter
Review by: Ann on March 3, 2013
The lecturer was very knowledgeable about the subject and made it very easy to follow.
Review by: Julie on February 26, 2013
Outlines were easy to follow. Nice presentation by speaker.
Review by: Dianna on February 22, 2013
stayed on topic
Review by: Taunia on February 22, 2013
I had very little background in understanding FASD.
Review by: Jamie on February 19, 2013
It was structured well.
Review by: Penny on February 17, 2013
Excellent information for me, as I am now in an area of high incidence of Fetal alcohol Spectrum Disorders. So much with diagnosis has changed in recent years, it was good to get this info.
Review by: Michelle on February 15, 2013
It is an area that is very confusing as a therapist and it was helpful to be able to understand the older outcomes of FAS and that you are not always able to see what is happening physically.
Review by: Kim on February 14, 2013
The information presented was very timely and relevant.
Review by: Kathleen on February 12, 2013
organized

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Course Presenter

tatyana elleseff

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). 


Disclosure: Financial: Tatyana Elleseff was paid an honorarium by SpeechPathology.com for this presentation. She has a pediatric private practice and is a member of NY & NJ FASD multidisciplinary teams. She has published articles on this and related topics. Nonfinancial: No nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


Continuing Education Information

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IL EITP/1.0; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit.

Please Note: The CEU exam and course evaluation must be completed within 30 days of course registration.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)


Illinois Early Intervention Training Program

The Illinois Early Intervention Training Program has approved this event for 1.0 hours of EI credential credit. See http://www.illinoiseitraining.org/page.aspx?module=15 for information about credit areas.


Kansas Dept of Health & Environment

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.


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