NOFAS Webinar: Preventing Secondary Conditions in People with FASDs – Thursday, April 20th 2-3 pm EDT

Amy HendricksUncategorized

Presented by Christie Petrenko, Ph.D. People with FASD are at increased risk for developing secondary conditions, such as mental health problems, school disruption, trouble with the law, and substance use. This webinar will integrate what we have learned from research and the clinical wisdom of providers and families on the prevention of secondary conditions. Risk and protective factors will be … Read More

FASD Communities Want Your Success Stories

Amy HendricksNews & Events

FASD Communities wants to share your success stories, big or small. You can appear in a video once you have filled out and submitted your questionnaire. FASD Communities will share your story as part of a daily campaign to share solutions and bring awareness to the needs and struggles of our loved ones.

FAFASD Webinar Opportunity!

FASDinNCFamilies, Health Care Professionals, News & Events

Families Affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FAFASD), is an organization whose mission is “to raise awareness about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) through education, support and research-based training to family members, caregivers, and professionals living with, caring for, and working with individuals with an FASD.” Check out their site for a great WEBINAR opportunity!    

CDC’s Editorial on How to Prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

FASDinNCFamilies, Health Care Professionals, News & Events

Anne Schuchat, MD, of the CDC, released a new editorial with recommendations on how to prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. The editorial was originally posted on the American Academy of Family Physicians’s site. “The CDC report aimed to provide accurate information to physicians and patients so they could take actions as appropriate. The goal was to prevent potential negative outcomes and … Read More

A Good Discussion for North Carolinians

FASDinNCNews & Events

France Plans for Larger Pregnancy Health Warnings on Alcohol Containers “The French Government plans to double the size of a warning on bottle labels advising pregnant women to avoid alcohol. A quarter of French mothers-to-be continue to drink alcohol, according to the National Institute for Health and Medical Research, and the government says the warning needs to be larger to … Read More

Summer Camp Opportunities for Individuals with FASDs!

FASDinNCFamilies, News & Events

A FASD Community is dedicated to helping individuals affected by FASD through camp experiences that develop healthy relationships, improve social communications, promote physical safety, provide respite opportunities for caregivers, and offer other educational and support opportunities for FASD families.”