Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Legislation Report PDF
The Invisible Havoc of Prenatal Alcohol Damage PDF
One in six children have a developmental disability – The Story
Families who have received a diagnostic and assessment report for their child may find the attached document helpful when trying to understand some of the terminology. Janet Christie helped develop this as part of the FASD Key Worker pilot position that she held in BC in 2006.
New Article! Certificate Program v. Regular Diploma – No Way!
Has the IEP team discussed supports and accommodations that would help your child receive a regular high school diploma?
Parents must know what your child needs in order to meet the same expectations as other students.
In Certificate Program v. Regular Diploma, Parent Trainer Susan Bruce says, “No Way!” Don’t settle for an ‘alternate diploma.’ Begin with the highest expectation possible for your child. Don’t lower that expectation until you extinguish every possibility.
Graduation Requirements and Diploma Options: What Families Need to Know (Dec. 2010/Jan. 2011 article in National PTA Magazine)
Hospital too busy to accommodate him, says Abernethy
Northern News Services
Published Friday, February 18, 2011
SOMBA K’E/YELLOWKNIFE – A man with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder who applied for a manual labour job at Stanton Territorial Hospital was denied the position because the hospital said it couldn’t accommodate his disability, according to a Yellowknife MLA.
Women align to pass law warning mothers of dangers of drinking during pregnancy
Brittany Green, Web Content Producer Fox 13
SALT LAKE CITY — A new law requires any establishment that serves alcohol to post signs warning of the effects of a mother’s drinking on her unborn child, including Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FASD).
Professor Emma Whitelaw recognized at international meeting
Her laboratory at QIMR has developed a model of fetal alcohol syndrome which is helping inform the community of the effects of maternal consumption of alcohol during pregnancy.
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: Now Available for Review and Implementation
http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/objectiveslist.aspx?topicid=26 Disability and Other Impairments
|Baseline:||3.6casesof fetal alcohol syndrome per 10,000 live births in 2006 were suspected or confirmed among children born in 2001–04|
|Target-Setting Method:||This measure is being tracked for informational purposes. If warranted a target will be set during the decade|
|Data Source:||Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Surveillance Network (FASSnet), CDC, NCBDDD|
Taking a stand against FAS – Herald News
… experts have estimated that the cost in Illinois could be more than $334 million annually. To learn more about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, contact Illinois NOFAS at www.nofasillinois.org.
Parents face heartbreaking choice: Do they give up their adopted 7-year-old daughter?
Internationa FAS Awareness Day
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn issues a proclams September 9, 2010 as the Fetal Alcohol Syndrome awareness day in Illinois, to raise awareness about FAS, and to urge all expectant mothers to take extra precautions while pregnant for the health and well-being of their children.
More prisons won’t help those with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in the Criminal Justice System
More Birth Defects for Older Women Who Binge Drink During Pregnancy
Screen women on drinking to prevent FASD
Prenatal choline supplementation mitigates behavioral alterations associated with prenatal alcohol exposure in rats
GOVERNOR SIGNS FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME PREVENTION BILL INTO LAW
Research – Creating a priliminary neurobehavioral profile of FASD
Dr Boyce article on FASD in The Journal of Family Practice
The Effectiveness of Alcohol Warning Labels