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What Every Adoptive & Foster Parent Needs to Know About Executive Dysfunction

Updated: Sep 19, 2022


Welcome to The Adoption & Foster Care Journey—a podcast to encourage, educate and equip you to care for children in crisis through adoption, foster care and kinship care.

We are thrilled to bring you a series of bonus episodes featuring special guest. Dr. Jerrod Brown PhD. In each of these bonus episodes, Dr. Brown will share what every adoptive and foster parent needs to know regarding FASD, trauma, and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).


On this week’s bonus episode, the seventh in our series, Dr. Brown and host, Sandra Flach talk about Executive Function—the Boss of the Brain. Listen in as they discuss how trauma and prenatal exposure to alcohol and other substances impact impacts the brain and causes executive dysfunction and learn how parents and caregivers can support an individual with executive function challenges.


Find Bonus Episode 7 HERE

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Links mentioned in this episode:

justicefororphansny.org

jerrod01234brown@live.com


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