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NOFAS, Justice Task Force Co-Host Webinar May 14 with Disability Rights Arkansas, Arkansas None for Nine, and Other FASD Advocates

 

A FREE webinar titled Advocating for Individuals and Families Living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, presented by leading FASD experts and Arkansas advocates, will be held on Friday, May 14, from 12:00 Noon to 1:30 p.m. Central Time. 

To register, click HERE

 

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Important Discussion: Raising Black and Brown Children with FASD in America

 May 19, 2021. 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
A virtual discussion hosted by NCFASD Informed and facilitated by Beck Brantley, a long time member of the parent’s FASD support group in the Triangle Area.

 

To hear the discussion, click HERE

 

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NOFAS' Susan Carlson and Jenn Wisdahl Featured on FASD Podcast

This episode of “FASD Hope” features Susan Shepard Carlson, Former First Lady of Minnesota and Chair of the NOFAS Legislative and Policy Committee, and Jenn Wisdahl, FASD Parent Advocate and NOFAS Policy and Training Center Coordinator.

Together, Susan and Jenn provide an update on the National FASD Legislation, "The FASD Respect Act".

Click HERE, to listen!

 

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Study: Exposure Risks During Pregnancy Increase Mental Health Problems

 

The study “found children subjected to two or more of six adverse exposures during pregnancy were more likely to have a higher score on the Child Behavior Checklist, which is used to detect behavioral and emotional problems in children and adolescents.”

Read more, HERE!

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"The FASD Project" Short Film Now Available

The FASD Project short film is now available in wide release.  This film is created by a grassroots coalition of advocates, families, professionals, and most importantly individuals with FASD. 

This film aims to bring awareness about FASD and provide detailed scientific information on prevention, while aiming to start discussions about solutions to current problems facing the community.

Check it out, HERE!

 

 #NOFAS  #PROOFALLIANCENC   #ALCOHOLANDPREGNANCY  #PREVENTFASD  #FASDMATTERS  #FASDHOPE

#FASDSUPPORT  #FASDProject

 

 

 

 

 

How Bad Is Our Pandemic Drinking Problem?

“The trends are particularly concerning for women: Whereas the number of men who reported any drinking stayed mostly the same, the proportion of women who did so increased 10 percent, and the number of women who reported binge drinking increased by 23 percent.”

Read More, Here!

 

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