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Table 3 Measures used to assess neurobehavioural domains in the FASD assessment

From: Prevalence and characteristics of adults with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in corrections: a Canadian case ascertainment study

Domain Measures
Hard and Soft
Neurological Signs
Medical intake interview
Medical assessment
Adolescent/Adult Sensory Profile [44]
Brain Structure Medical intake interview
Medical assessment
Head circumference
Cognition (IQ) Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-IV (WAIS-IV) [45]
Subtests: Similarities, Vocabulary, Information, Block Design, Matrix Reasoning, Visual Puzzles,
Digit Span, Arithmetic, Letter-Number Sequencing, Symbol Search, Coding
Attention Connors’ Continuous Performance Test – II (CPT-II) [46]
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-IV (WAIS-IV) [45]
Subtests: Digit Span
Academic Achievement Wide Range Achievement Test – Fourth Edition (WRAT-4) [47]
Subtests: Word Reading, Sentence Comprehension, Spelling, Math Computation
Memory Wechsler Memory Scale – 4th Edition (WMS-IV) [48]
Subtests: Logical Memory I & II, Design Memory I & II
California Verbal Learning Test – 2nd Edition (CVLT-II) [49]
Rey Osterreith Complex Figure Test (RCFT) [50]
Language/ Communication Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-IV (WAIS-IV) [45]
Subtests: Vocabulary, Similarities, Information
Medical Intake Interview
Executive Functioning Delis Kaplan Executive Function System (DKEFS) [49]
Subtests: Sorting, Color-Word Interference, Verbal Fluency, Design Fluency, Trails
Adaptive Functioning Adaptive Behavior Assessment System – Second Edition (ABAS-II) [51]
Subtests: Conceptual, Social, and Practical domains