Take a moment to read more about the importance of diagnosing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and how that first step can take place at Fullerton Genetics in Asheville. Click HERE!
January 30, 2020. 12:00pm-1:30pm Eastern “This webinar will give a brief overview of FASD, identify some of the challenges of raising an individual with FASD over the lifespan and look at strategies that could be useful when living or working with them.” To register for this webinar, click here.
(CNN)The number of Americans who have died from alcohol-related problems annually more than doubled between 1999 and 2017, a new study found, and that’s likely an undercount, the researchers said. The study was published Wednesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. Click here, to learn more!
“A better understanding of FASD will help not only those affected by it but also the communities struggling with it more widely, says Myles Himmelreich, who has FASD. Himmelreich is a public speaker who has been to communities disproportionately affected by FASD.” – CBC News Learn more, here!
“Foster mother Aubrey Page believes fetal alcohol syndrome has been a sleeping problem in the Cincinnati area for years… Advocates reason a region hit as hard by the opioid epidemic as Cincinnati likely saw a quieter accompanying rise in levels of alcohol abuse during the same time period. Pregnant women may have struggled with both.” – WCPO 9 News Cincinnati … Read More
Take a minute to read this great article from CanFASD. Click HERE, to read more!
Families Affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders would like to invite you to participate in one of our 5-week webinars, FASD and the Brain-Based Approach. 2 sessions: Monday evenings, Jan 13 – Feb 10 or Wednesday days, Jan 15-Feb 13 To register and to learn more, please visit FAFASD.ORG Topics covered: • Facts, figures and statistics • Diagnosis • Neurobehavioral … Read More
This opportunity doesn’t happen every day and we need your support! Please contact your Senators today!! U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Amy Klobuchar have introduced S. 2879, the Advancing FASD Research, Prevention, and Services Act. NOFAS asks FASD advocates and anyone willing to help prevent FASD and support individuals and families living with the impairments to contact the offices of … Read More
It’s hard to believe the holiday season is upon us. We’re decorating, baking cookies, going to holiday parties, shopping in a frenzy for that perfect gift, gathering with family. Maybe squeezing in that “girls night out” where everyone has promised to not exchange gifts, but to just celebrate the season with friendship, great food and drinks. This can be the most wonderful … Read More
“This article discusses a study that found that, “States with laws that penalize opioid use during pregnancy had a significantly higher number of infants born with drug withdrawal symptoms… These policies are adding to the stigma and shame mothers feel, by discouraging them from getting the prenatal care and treatment they need.” – ABC News See full story, here!