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Prevalence of
1. ASD
2. FASD

1. 1 in 66
2. 1 in 100

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2 key features of ASD

Deficits in social communication and social interaction
Restricted, repetitive patterns of behaviour, interests, and activities

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ASD Diagnostic criteria: Senor STIM

Senor: social-emotional, non-verbal, relationships (challenges in all 3 of these areas)
STIM: sensory, transition, interests, motor movements (2 of 4)

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Cause of ASD

Multifactorial - but strong genetic basis

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Treatment for ASD

Behavioural interventions

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3 key features of a FASD diagnosis

Sentinel facial features
Confirmation of prenatal alcohol exposure
Neuro-developmental impairments

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FASD facial features

Short palpebral fissures
Flat philtrum
Thin upper lip