Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: The Latest News
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Angela Van Arragon has two adopted children — Naomi, 15, and Ricco, 16 — both of whom have fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Van Arragon is also the co-facilitator of the Guelph FASD Family/Caregiver Support Group, which works to raise awareness of FASD, implementing proper supports for those who have itRead more →
After Mark Braverman and Jane Waldman of Levittown, N.Y., adopted their daughter, Elaina, who has fetal alcohol syndrome, they hired tutors, behavioral therapists and speech therapists to help her. (The Associated Press) Four times a year, parents and professionals gather in the Portland area to talk about the lifelong effectsRead more →
The following blog was first shared via FASD Families The last couple of weeks, I’ve been sharing stories about kids who have FASD and the various symptoms that come with this disorder. Because it’s cool to know we’re not alone. This week, I wanted to share some concrete strategies toRead more →