Research Platform  |   July 2017
Functional and Neuropsychological Assessment in Adults With Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Author Affiliations
  • University of Alberta
Article Information
Ethics / Education of OTs and OTAs / Mental Health / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Professional Issues / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Assessment/Measurement
Research Platform   |   July 2017
Functional and Neuropsychological Assessment in Adults With Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111500013p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-RP401B
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111500013p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-RP401B
Abstract

Date Presented 4/1/2017

The first study to investigate functional abilities in adults with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder advanced knowledge in three ways: (1) Psychosocial skills have to be tested for guiding treatments, (2) functional skills explain the severity of disease, and (3) the psychosocial element has to be added to the diagnostic guidelines.

Primary Author and Speaker: Ada Leung

Additional Authors and Speakers: Sharon Brintnell

Contributing Authors: Monty Nelson, Joshua Kwon