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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.

I said I wouldn’t adopt a child with FASD—and now I have four

I said I wouldn’t adopt a child with FASD—and now I have four
People say: “If you adopt older children, rather than babies, you know what you’re getting.” Well it turns out we didn’t.   PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO It was a scorching day so I’d taken my children to a splash pad. I was watching my daughters dancing in the water, when out of theRead more

My Best Tips for Parenting Kids with FASD

Tips from the trenches for parents living with the challenges of a child diagnosed with FASD After thirty years of living, loving and laughing with persons living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) the most sound advice I can give to foster, kinship and adoptive parents is “FIND TIME FORRead more

5 Sanity Saving Tips for Parenting Children with Fetal Alcohol Disorders (FASD)

5 Sanity Saving Tips for Parenting Children with Fetal Alcohol Disorders (FASD)
Many adoptive parents are faced with the decision of adopting a child that has been or may have been exposed to alcohol during pregnancy. Many other foster/adoptive parents are in the midst of parenting kids that have been prenatally exposed to alcohol. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) can be aRead more
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