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Professor Emeritus in Psychiatry of Disability, St George’s, University of London, Independent member, House of Lords

I speak on IDD and mental health in the House of Lords in London, UK. I am a retired psychiatrist and psychodynamic psychotherapist and academic with more than 35 years experience working with children and adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities. I was a founder member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors 2014-17 and [...]

Professor Emeritus in Psychiatry of Disability, St George’s, University of London, Independent member, House of Lords2019-11-25T13:21:00-07:00

New Mandated laws on prenatal drug and alcohol exposure

FASDs mandated in the law requires: Policies and procedures (including appropriate referrals to child protection service systems or other appropriate services) to address the needs of infants born with and identified as being affected by illegal substance abuse [sic] or withdrawal symptoms resulting from prenatal drug exposure, or a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder [FASD], including [...]

New Mandated laws on prenatal drug and alcohol exposure2019-07-17T14:35:18-06:00