“Research on FASD is a priority for NIAAA, and for many years has supported studies to understand how alcohol disrupts prenatal development.” Read More, HERE!
Being able to connect with others who are walking a similar path can be helpful. Recovering Mothers Anonymous (RMA) supports women that have the shared lived experience of using alcohol or other substances during their pregnancy, which may have impacted their child’s health and development. Recovering Mothers Anonymous meets virtually every Thursday at 7:30pm ET. Learn More, HERE!
Please join NABCA on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 2 p.m. EST for the webinar, Trends in Alcohol Consumption, Policy and the Pandemic. Presenters are Dr. Aaron White, PhD, Senior Scientific Advisor to the Director and Chief of the Epidemiology and Biometry Branch at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), and Dr. Timothy Naimi, MD, MPH, Director, … Read More
Register by Noon on Tuesday! Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:00 PM – 4:45 PM (MUST register in advance) The Little Moments: Practical Supports for People with FASDs – Part 1 and Part 2 by Nate Sheets, BBA Click HERE to register for the following FREE webinars!
NCFASD Informed have the following upcoming podcasts in recognition of FASD Awareness Month. To learn more on how to access these podcast, click HERE! * September 15 Delaney Kay, Adult diagnosed this spring * September 22 Nate Sheets, Oregon Behavior Consultation, FASD Specialist * September 29 Lisa Nesbitt, NC Disability Rights
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders crosses ALL systems of care. Help us prevent alcohol exposed pregnancies and support those impacted by FASD by learning more about this disorder. To access FREE online training courses on preventing, diagnosing, and caring for people with FASD, click HERE!
In recognition of FASD Awareness Month, Governor Roy Cooper signed our state proclamation in hopes of raising awareness about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, the need for supporting individuals impacted by FASDs and the importance of not drinking alcohol during pregnancy. FASD Awareness Month Proclamation 2020
September 9th is celebrated annually as International FASD Awareness Day to promote education and awareness efforts on FASD. More recently, the month of September has been designated as FASD Awareness Month. FASD is preventable by abstaining from alcohol while pregnant or trying to become pregnant. Despite myths and misconceptions, there is no “safe” amount of alcohol, nor is there a … Read More
“The pandemic has taken a disproportionate toll on people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.” – NIH News Releases Read more, HERE!
“NIAAA scientists report that specific changes in a brain circuit involved in learning and decision-making could underlie behavioral effects of prenatal alcohol exposure.” Learn more, HERE!