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.
Prenatal exposure to alcohol is a leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disabilities. These problems are often lifelong and have high costs for society. Alaska Public Radio's Line One program hosted a discussion focused on the diagnosis and interventions on fetal alcohol spectrum disorder during this program. TheRead more →
The following blog was written by Martin Butcher, an adoptee, and adoptive father of a child with FAS. Adopting a child with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is life changing, no doubt about it. But so is adopting any child. When I was adopted back in the 1960s it changedRead more →
A couple of weeks ago I was chatting with our social worker who asked me what we’re doing for Easter. I said that I’ll deal with that when it gets here. She reminded me that it was here and Easter weekend started that Friday. Ummm. No. Just no. Holidays areRead more →