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FASD News and Publications

06-09-2015

Ask the Expert: Nutrition and FASD

Ask the Expert is a monthly feature put out by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) FASD Center for Excellence. Ask the Expert examines a particular aspect of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and this month focuses on nutrition in a two-part series. 

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05-22-2015

WEBINAR: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders with Susan Adubato

This 1 hour webinar will discuss prenatal alcohol exposure and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). It will include a review of basic definitions, as well as national statistics. Also included will be a review of how to diagnose Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, life long challenges for individuals exposed to alcohol prenatally, and ...

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05-22-2015

Yukon MP's Recommendations on FASD Dropped

In 2013 Member of Parliament (MP) Ryan Leef of Yukon, Canada proposed a bill that would have made fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) legally defined in the Criminal Code. The bill would have also allowed for FASD testing of all individuals upon entering prison, as well as consideration during sentencing.

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05-19-2015

WEBINAR: Alcohol Use in Pregnancy-Criminal Activity or Public Health Issue?

The Arc is a national community-based organization serving those affected by intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc, funded by the U.S Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), has recently established the FASD Prevention Project. 

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