Literature for Professional & Caregiver General Interest

General Knowledge

ADHD and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.  O’Malley, K. (2007).  Nova Science Publishers, Inc.  Available on Amazon and Odin Books.

Support Group Practice Guide, Supporting Vulnerable Women and Families. Jasiura, Fl, and Urquhart, C (2014).

Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Guide for Parents, Carers & Professionals. Catterick, M., & Curran, L. (2014). Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Available on Amazon, Chapters Indigo, & Odin Books.

Fetal Alcohol/Neurobehavioral Conditions: Understanding and Application of a Brain-Based Approach.  A Collection of Information for Parents and Professional (Third Edition). Malbin, D. (2011). FASCETS Inc. 

American Academy of Pediatrics. (2015). Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. PEDIATRICS, 136(5), 1395-1406.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. (2018). What are fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) and why is it important that I know about them?

FASD Network of Saskatchewan. (2009). Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Guide to Awareness and Understanding.

Healthy Child Manitoba. (2018). What Educators Need to Know about FASD: Working Together to Educate Children in Manitoba with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Winnipeg, MB: The Government of Manitoba.

Healthy Child Manitoba. The Hidden Disability: FASD.

Kable, J. A., Coles, C. D., Strickland, D., & Taddeo, E. (2012). Comparing the Effectiveness of On-Line versus In-Person Caregiver Education and Training for Behavioral Regulation in Families of Children with FASD. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 10(6), 791–803. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-012-9376-3

Petrenko, C. L. M., & Alto, M. E. (2017). Interventions in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: An international perspective. European Journal of Medical Genetics, 60(1), 79–91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmg.2016.10.005


For Parents & Caregivers

FASD Informed Practice for Community Based Programs. College of New Caledonia. (2013).    

Substance Using Women with FASD and FASD Prevention: Service Providers’ Perspectives on Promising Approaches in Substance Use Treatment and Care for Women with FASD. Rutman, D. (2011). Victoria, BC: University of Victoria.

Substance Using Women with FASD and FASD Prevention: A Literature Review on Promising Approaches in Substance Use Treatment and Care for Women with FASD. Gelb, K. & Rutman, D. (2011). Victoria, BC: University of Victoria.

Trying Differently Rather Than Harder (2nd Edition). Malbin, D. (2002). Hazelden.  Available on Amazon & Odin Books.

Talking with Parents about Raising Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.  Froehlich, E., and Bournonniere, A. (2005).  Child Guidance Clinic. 

Bertrand, J. (2009). Interventions for children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs): Overview of findings for five innovative research projects. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 30(5), 986–1006.


For Healthcare Professionals & SUpport Workers

FASD Support Network of Saskatchewan: FASD Tips for Parents and Caregivers. Available online at www.skfasnetwork.ca/resources. Others can be obtained by contacting the SKFASN, toll free: 1-866-673-3276 or local (306) 975-0884.

How Do I Explain to Others What is Happening With My Child? Ory, Nathan (2014) Createspace, United States. Available for purchase on Amazon & Odin Books

Living With FASD: A Guide for Parents. Graefe, S. ed. Society of Special Needs Adoptive Parents (SNAP).  Available on Amazon.

Living With Prenatal Drug Exposure: A Guide for Parents. Cowan, L. and Cameron, E., (2003). Society of Special Needs Adoptive Parents (SNAP).  Available on Amazon & Odin Books.

Not Exactly as Planned, Rosenbaum, Linda (2014). Demeter Press, Bradford, Ontario. Available on Amazon, Chapters Indigo, & Odin Books

Substance Using Women with FASD and FASD Prevention. Voices of Women with FASD: Promising Approaches in Substance Use Treatment and Care. Rutman, D. (2011). Victoria, BC: University of Victoria.

Caregiver Curriculum on FASD. FASD Child Welfare: Community of Practice (2014).

FASD Relationships: What I Have Learned About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.  Densmore, R. (2011).         

Healthy Child Manitoba. (2017). Every Day is an Adventure: What Parents and Caregivers Need to Know about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Winnipeg, MB: The Government of Manitoba.


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