University of Vermont

Part 2 of Vermont Family Network FASD Webinar will air September 25, 2013

What You Need To Know About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

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Dr. Susan Ryan, Executive Director of the Center on Disability and Community Inclusion at UVM, will present information for families on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. The online webinar, hosted by the Vermont Family Network, will take place September 25, 10:00 -11:00 am, EST. The webinar is free. It is part 2 of a 2 part series on FASD.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) are a group of conditions that can occur in a person whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy. These effects can include physical problems and problems with behavior and learning. Often, a person with an FASD has a mix of these problems." This webinar will present overall information on the disability of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Topics to be reviewed include general information related to: diagnosis; intervention; and family, educational and community supports.

To register for this event:

For more information on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, visit The Green Mountain FASD Project website: