This guy is no joke! Dr. Chasnoff opened the first clinic in the United States on prenatal drug and alcohol exposure. He is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Illinois at College of Medicine, an author of 12 books, a researcher, lecturer, and the President of NTI Upstream, a company he founded with his son, Gabe. In other words – he's awesome.
Throughout our chat, we will confirm that not only is raising a neurotypical child difficult in today’s world of social media, there are added challenges for our kids with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
“Children with FASD are at very high risk for misuse of the internet and they are just as likely to be victims as perpetrators online.”
Throughout the conversation, it does get a bit technical with brain stuff, but you will learn and walk away with a greater understanding and tips you can implement right away.
Dr. Chasnoff provides:
A key take away mantra: “Whatever is predictable is preventable.”
So, get a notebook and pen because there is a lot to absorb in this episode, including:
As a bonus, Dr. Chasnoff asks us to think about our own use of not only social media, but quizzes us so we can determine if we have our own phone addiction.
I’ve been at this for a long time now and even I had a few AHA moments – so I guarantee you will walk away learning some fascinating, interesting and useful information.
The Caregiver Kick Start!:
We've been providing training through our online Caregiver Kick Start! course since 2012. We only open it up once a year and the course runs for about for 6 months. We will be opening registration for our next class late April -- early May. Over 6 months we will take you from the caregiver you are - to the caregiver you want to be!
We are not accepting enrollment right now, BUT if you want to jump on the wait list, we'll let you know when the next class opens. Don’t wait too long – it fills up fast!