Alcohol and Pregnancy - A Mother’s Responsible Disturbance
Elizabeth (Anne) Russell is a recovering alcoholic and the mother of two sons with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). A Responsible Disturbance details her personal struggle with alcohol and the lengthy and painful discovery she made during her research into this condition. Written contributions by her sons and others give an insight into the impact on the boys and the family. This edition also features the Stories of Others, a collection of stories by caseworkers, carers and first hand accounts that gives a poignant appreciation of how individuals affected by FASD struggle to make their way through everyday life. Making Changes, the third part of the book details the steps Anne has taken to increase community awareness and knowledge about FASD and to improve the availability of services for those affected. Her inclusion of current scientific knowledge draws attention to FASD as a health issue with a significant impact on society through sectors such as education and criminal justice system.
- Publication Date
- Jul 24, 2012
- Parenting & Families
- All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
- By (author): Elizabeth Russell