Babies Prenatally Exposed to Drugs and their Mothers: An Introduction and Case Studies in Intervention
The incidence of children exposed to drugs and/or alcohol prenatally is rising rapidly especially in Tennessee and increasingly appearing on speech-language pathology caseloads. This session provides background information about problems and neurodevelopmental outcomes. As well, a communication-based intervention approach for babies and their mothers is described with data from case studies. Participants will be able (1) to describe the characteristics of NAS and common neurodevelopmental outcome; (2) to discuss the treatment challenges associated with this population; (3) to identify the benefits and challenges of a communication-based intervention approach for babies exposed prenatally to drugs and their mothers.
Proctor-Williams, Kerry; and Moore, Kristi. 2015. Babies Prenatally Exposed to Drugs and their Mothers: An Introduction and Case Studies in Intervention. Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists Convention, Chattanooga, TN. https://taaslp.org/convention-abstracts-learning-outcomes-and-disclosures.htm