14. Understanding FASD: Disability and Social Supports for Adult Offenders

  1. Prof. Dr. Edward P. Riley2,
  2. Prof. Dr. Sterling Clarren3,
  3. Dr. Joanne Weinberg4 and
  4. Prof. Dr. Egon Jonsson5
  1. E. Sharon Brintnell,
  2. Patricia G. Bailey,
  3. Anjili Sawhney and
  4. Laura Kreftin

Published Online: 15 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527632510.ch14

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Management and Policy Perspectives of FASD, First Edition

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Management and Policy Perspectives of FASD, First Edition

How to Cite

Brintnell, E. S., Bailey, P. G., Sawhney, A. and Kreftin, L. (2010) Understanding FASD: Disability and Social Supports for Adult Offenders, in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Management and Policy Perspectives of FASD, First Edition (eds E. P. Riley, S. Clarren, J. Weinberg and E. Jonsson), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527632510.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    San Diego State University, Center for Behavioral Teratology, 6363, Alvarado Ct. #209, San Diego, CA 92120, USA

  2. 3

    University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine – Pediatrics, L408 – Oak Street 4480, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada

  3. 4

    University of British Columbia, Department of Cellular & Physioloical Scinces, Health Sciences Mall 2350, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada

  4. 5

    University of Alberta, University of Calgary, Department of Public Health Science, Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

Author Information

  1. University of Alberta, Occupational Performance Analysis Unit, 1-78 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G4, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527328390

Online ISBN: 9783527632510

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Keywords:

  • Corrections;
  • adults with FASD;
  • interventions;
  • transition

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a Disability

  • Correctional Environment in Canada for Adults with FASD

  • Interventions and Social Supports for Adults with FASD after Release

  • Policy Considerations for Adults with FASD

  • References