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.

How one schoolteacher takes time each week to look out for the lonely

How one schoolteacher takes time each week to look out for the lonely
The following story ran recently in Reader's Digest online parenting blog. A teacher came up with a strategy to stop future school shootings and it's not about guns! It applies to any situation where a young person feels lonely, vulnerable, different, left out, etc. At one time or another, theseRead more

More babies being treated for opioid withdrawal in Canada

Another side effect of the Canadian opioid crisis is now affecting neonatal wards around the country, as hospitalization rates for babies born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) after being exposed to opioids in the womb have risen significantly over the past five years. Statistics from the Canadian Institute of HealthRead more

Help Needed from Families Raising Children with FASD

Are you a parent or caregiver of a child with a fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)? We need your help to develop a new smartphone app for families! New Research Study! Researchers at the University of Rochester are developing a new app for families raising children with FASD. We need input from families to make sureRead more