Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: From Identification to Intervention

Presented by Elizabeth Cleveland, ABD, CCC-SLP

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Course Description

This course explored the FASD diagnostic process, including identification and evaluation. The presenter uncovered common comorbidities and misdiagnoses for children with FASD as well as common communication deficits in people with FASD and offered techniques and intervention strategies for how to promote support and success for clients with FASD.
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Meet Your Presenter

Elizabeth Cleveland is on the faculty at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, AR. She is the Co-Director of Training for the Arkansas Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program and is the Co-Director of the Specialty Diagnostic Resource Center, Arkansas's first fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)-specific diagnostic and intervention clinic. Elizabeth's research is in cognition, executive functioning, and auditory working memory in children with FASD.


  • This program is offered for .1 ASHA CEUs, (Introductory Level; Professional Area).

Course Details

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify biomarkers and behavioral characteristics of various diagnoses under the FASD umbrella.
  2. Describe the importance of an FASD diagnosis for children and adolescents.
  3. List communication difficulties that people with FASD may experience.
  4. Summarize various intervention strategies and techniques for people with FASD.

Time-ordered Agenda

  • 0:00 - Introductions and lecture begins
  • 0:55 - Finalize lecture and address any remaining questions from participants
  • 1:00 - End course + quiz

Instructional Level

Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject matter. Focus is on providing general introductory information.

Target Audience

Speech-language pathologists working in pediatric settings who are providing therapy for people who have fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.

Live Course Information

This course will be presented on the Zoom platform. High-speed internet connection is required.

Recorded Course Information

This course will be available for CEUs until September 22, 2025.

Instructor Financial Disclosures

  • Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
  • Presenter receives a salary from The University of Central Arkansas.

Instructor Non-financial Disclosures

  • Presenter is the Co-Director and Founder of the Specialty Diagnostic Resource Center, Arkansas's first FASD-specific diagnostic clinic.

Certificates of Completion

Once the exam is completed and you have provided feedback about the course, you will receive an emailed certificate of completion with course title, course instructor name/title, learning objectives, your name, your license number (if desired), and a confirmation from the CE Task Force director confirming completion of course. If your state licensing board requires specific records of course participation (all licensing boards are different), please email us and we will provide the documentation.

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