Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

This topic has information for parents regarding FASD which includes Fetal Alcohol Effect and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.

 


Alaska Dept. Health & Social Services - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

www.hss.state.ak.us/fas/

The Department of Education & Early Development has developed a website to offer educators information on FASD, posts upcoming training opportunities and FASD related events, identifies who to contact for a FASD assessment in your area, lists grant opportunities, and highlights resources available through our lending library.

  

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/fasd/

This site provides good general information, material, and research related to FASD.

 

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

www.nofas.org

NOFAS is a nonprofit organization founded in 1990 dedicated to eliminating birth defects caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy and improving the quality of life for those individuals and families affected. NOFAS, the only national organization focusing solely on FAS, takes a multicultural approach to prevention and healing.

 

 

Alaska FASD Partnership

http://dhss.alaska.gov/abada/Pages/fasd.aspx

The mission of the Alaska FASD Partnership is to promote awareness, prevention, and effective life-long interventions for those affected by prenatal exposure to alcohol and their families.  The Alaska Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Partnership is a coalition of over 110 individuals and organizations committed to addressing issues related to FASD in Alaska.  The Partnership is guided by a steering committee of individuals, organizations, and state agencies, including people who experience FASD, family members, and professionals who work in the field. 

 

 

Toward Inclusion: Tapping Hidden Strengths

www.edu.gov.mb.ca/ks4/specedu/fas/

This is a planning resource intended to provide a support for student service administrators, principals, classroom teachers, resource teachers, school counsellors, clinicians, and other community professionals who will help in assisting schools in developing approaches for students who are alcohol-affected.

 

 

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services - FASD Center

http://fascenter.samhsa.gov/

The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Center for Excellence sponsors this site through the Department of Health and Human Services. It includes a list of links, publications, training, events, and other information on the topic.

 

 

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