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Laura Wilhelm is a former teacher and reading specialist. Her first daughter was adopted six days after birth. Wilhelm began her research when her adopted daughter?s poor school work and behavior were not amenable to love or promotion of individual strengths. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder was confirmed although the child appeared normal. Laura then obtained her Master?s in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Philosophy. The title of her thesis is, ?Ethical Considerations of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Truths and Consequences.? Wilhelm had the honor of presenting a paper at the First China International Symposium on Alcohol and Health in Shanghai in September of 2002. Expanding the thesis into the memoir excerpted here was the next order of business.
For more information about Ms. Wilhelm?s book, please contact the author at WJLJJ@aol.com
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