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New AAP PediaLink course: FASD: Recognition and Management

A new AAP PediaLink course is a free educational course offered by the American Academy of Pediatrics, with support of a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Brain Organoids Reveal in Detail the Harms of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

"Although the clinical effects of FASD are well documented, the precise molecular effects are not fully understood. In a new study, researchers more specifically document how alcohol exposure impairs the development and functioning of new brain cells.”

 

 

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AWHONN Part of National Partnership on Prenatal Alcohol and Other Substance Use and FASD

 “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities has awarded cooperative agreements to address FASD.  The University of Alaska Anchorage is partnering with the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN).”

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"Every Moment Matters": An Evidence-based FASD Prevention Campaign for Australia

 “The messages about alcohol use in pregnancy and FASD include:  Every moment matters when it comes to alcohol – whether you are planning a pregnancy, currently pregnant or breastfeeding."

 

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Free Webinar - December 7th: Introduction to FASD

This webinar will help attendees identify red flags and signs that may indicate a child has brain-based difficulties as a result of prenatal alcohol exposure.  The presentation will also help shift one’s perspective, viewing social/emotional problems, difficult behaviors, and learning challenges of these individuals as a symptom of brain dysfunction and not willful defiance and opposition.

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Profiles of Language and Communication Abilities in Adolescents with FASD

 “Results of this study provide important information regarding the overall profile of basic language abilities and higher-level communication skills of adolescents with FASD. Ultimately, improving communication skills of youth with FASD may translate to better overall functioning.”
- Cambridge University Press

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