Recommended Books

recommended books


By Diane Malbin

The gold standard book on using the neurobehavioral approach in interacting with an individual with an FASD.

By Ira J. Chasnoff & Ronald J. Powell

The audiences for this book are teachers, parents, actually anyone involved with assisting children and youth with FASD.

By Melissa Jacobus 

A mother’s four-year journey with her two adult children with FASD.  If you want  someone to understand what it is like to parent a daughter or son with FASD, this is the book to read.

By Jeff Noble and Tara Soucie 

A book for families who have an adolescent with an FASD. The authors provide key principles and “lightbulb moments” of discovery that will help families make positive changes in the way they understand, interpret and support individuals affected by an FASD.

By Jeff Noble and Tara Soucie 

A book for parents raising a child with an FASD.  Jeff shares his favorite and most-shared “soundbites” that have helped him to understand and teach others about living and supporting someone with an FASD.  

By Ira J. Chasnoff, M.D.

This book is for families and professionals who provide care, treatment, and social services to adolescents with FASD. Experts from the fields of pediatrics, child psychology, social services, education, and more share their perspectives on challenges caregivers face. 

By Ira J. Chasnoff, M.D.

This is a handbook for parents and healthcare providers who want to learn more about FASD and how FASD manifests from the newborn period through adolescence. Each chapter includes concise learning objectives, criteria for diagnosis across the spectrum, and implications for intervention.

By Ira J. Chasnoff, M.D.

The brain-based neurodevelopmental difficulties associated with FASD present a special challenge to children and teens. The Internet can be a place of high-risk for the young person with FASD. This book is for any parent or professional who must find a balance between the young person’s quest for independence and the need to protect that young person from harm in the online world. 

By Omar A. Abdul-Rahman, Christie L.M. Petrenko

“…This text provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art review of this field, and serves as a valuable resource for clinicians and researchers with an interest in FASD. The book provides a detailed overview for clinicians of various backgrounds on the diagnostic process, extensive mechanistic and embryologic data, neuropsychologic data, neuropsychologic aspects of the condition, prevention and treatment approaches and the ethical, legal, and policy perspectives that impact patients and families…

By Dr. Vanessa Spiller

Dr. Vanessa Spiller is an Australian clinical psychologist and the parent to a young adult with FASD. She blends 20 years of clinical work with lived experiences to deliver practical frameworks and strategies to help young people and their families achieve success.