Resources for families:

One of the goals of the NC Fetal Alcohol Prevention Program is to provide resources for families who have a child with an FASD and professionals who work with pregnant women, women of childbearing age and families.

Please share these resources, and know that as new resources are made available, they will be shared on this website.

Books for Adults

The Best I Can Be: Living with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Effects.
Liz Kulp and Jodee Kulp. Order here.

Nurturing Resilience in Our Children: Answers to the Most Important Parenting Questions.
Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein Order here.

Our FAScinating Journey: Keys to Brain Potential Along the Path of Prenatal Brain Injury.
Jodee Kulp Order here.

The Out-Of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping With Sensory Integration Dysfunction.
Carol Stock Kranowitz and Larry B. Silver Order here.

The Out-Of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities for Kids With Sensory Integration Dysfunction.
Carol Stock Kranowitz and T.J. Wylie Order here.

Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child.
Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein Order here.

Damaged Angels: An Adoptive Mother’s Struggle to Understand the Tragic Toll of Alcohol in Pregnancy.
Bonnie Buxton. Order here.

Transforming the Difficult Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach.
Howard Glasser and Jennifer Easley Order here.

My Invisible World.
by Morsha Winokur. Order here.

FASD Videos

Recovering Hope: Mothers Speak Out About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.
DVD is available free from SAMHSA. Order here.

Click HERE for more information on obtaining a diagnosis.
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Triangle Area FASD Support Group
Support group for parents/caregivers of those with or suspected of having Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Free monthly meetings are held in Raleigh, North Carolina and are confidential, with adjacent room for children to interact.

MEETS MONTHLY ON THE THIRD MONDAY of each month (except June & July)

6:15 – 8:00 PM
Edenton Street United Methodist Church
228 W Edenton Street
Room 124

If you are bringing children under 13, please contact Kathy so that care can be provided. Childcare cost is $20 and shared among parents needing it.

Contact Kathy Hotelling, Ph.D., ABPP

The Double ARC center for FASD at A Renewed Mind offers an on-line parent support group.
To find out more, click HERE.

This course has been designed for the unique needs of families and caregivers of those individuals with any of the diagnoses under the umbrella term, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.


This guide is designed for every educator (e.g., teachers, special education teachers, resource specialists, speech and language specialists, school nurses, psychologists, and occupational therapists) who works with K-8 elementary and middle school level students. The guide addresses the impact of prenatal exposure to alcohol and how it affects the K-8 grade student.

Mocktail recipe of the month!


Strawberry Pines
• 6 Fresh Strawberries Muddled in 1 Oz Simple Syrup
• ½ Oz Lime Juice
Shake with ice and set aside. In a Collins glass filled with rocks, add 2 Oz Pineapple Juice.
Top with strawberry mixture, then sprite.