Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: The Latest News

We’re here to provide a personal perspective, the latest recommendations, and the science-based facts about the risk of prenatal alcohol exposure.

We also maintain a Resource Directory of articles, research, training and other information. This directory also contains contact information for support services, programs and organizations related to FASD including health care providers and clinics.

FASD-Informed Social Worker Brianna Shares Her Story

FASD-Informed Social Worker Brianna Shares Her Story
This story is part of our national organization NOFAS' Social Work Stories campaign. This NOFAS campaign is in partnership with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Brianna Megyesi, MSW, LSW, a licensed social worker and counselor at Double ARC, a NOFAS affiliate organization.  She writes, “There is a need for socialRead more

Pregnant and in Recovery: Former Addicts Have Hope!

Pregnant and in Recovery: Former Addicts Have Hope!
Born to a first-time mother trying to overcome drug addiction, Zilah escaped the screeches, the shakes, the long nights and toxic stomachs that come with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome — what newborns experience when withdrawing from narcotics their mother took during pregnancy. She was one of the lucky ones. Cassie Steidtmann, Zilah’s mom,Read more

Hidden Heartache: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome’s Impact on Adoptive Families

Michael and Barb Clark with their four children they’ve adopted. Their daughter Akila lives with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).   When Barb Clark and her husband Michael adopted their oldest daughter Akila at 5 months old they never envisioned the difficult road ahead. What the Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Clarks couldn’tRead more

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