Nicholas Speaks About Living with FASD

Nicholas Speaks About Living with FASD

  Nicholas, a 12 year old living with FASD, shares his personal
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A Butt Kicking FASD Success Story!

A Butt Kicking FASD Success Story!

Jeremy Elliott runs a martial arts studio in Ontario. His 4-year old
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An Adopted Child’s Story Living with FASD

An Adopted Child’s Story Living with FASD

Kaylynn shares her life journey, which includes being put into adoption because
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Living with FAS

Living with FAS

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Parents’ Perspective on Diagnosis

Parents’ Perspective on Diagnosis

There are days in every person’s life they will never forget. For
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Picture This: Life as a Parent of Children with FASD

Picture This: Life as a Parent of Children with FASD

Credit / Sources A Photovoice Project that brought mothers together to talk
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101 HOLIDAY STRATEGIES FOR FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS

101 HOLIDAY STRATEGIES FOR FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS

FASD THINK TANK: 101 HOLIDAY STRATEGIES FOR FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS SUPPORTING
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‘I’m pregnant, I relapsed on heroin and I don’t want to kill my baby’

On a morning in April, Kristen Cebada woke up and told herself: You
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Not Coming Home For the Holidays

Not Coming Home For the Holidays

Holidays can be challenging for those who have lost a loved one
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How to do holiday parties while pregnant

Pregnant women are told to avoid alcohol Photo: Getty Images/Stockphoto It’s hard
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Doctor: Pregnant women are ‘the least, the last and the lost of the opioid epidemic’

Click to see related video story on WISH TV INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) —
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It’s not just moms who need to avoid alcohol when trying for a baby

Abstaining from alcohol during preconception and pregnancy is usually considered to be the woman’s
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Pill-Popping Mommas: ‘Many’ Pregnant Women Take Opioids, CDC Finds

Pill-Popping Mommas: ‘Many’ Pregnant Women Take Opioids, CDC Finds

Millions of American women of childbearing age take opioids — and many
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Living with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Experience from a Parent of Two Adopted Children

Angela Van Arragon has two adopted children — Naomi, 15, and Ricco,
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What Parents and Parents-To-Be Should Know About FASD

After Mark Braverman and Jane Waldman of Levittown, N.Y., adopted their daughter,
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10 Strategies That Work For Kids With FASD

10 Strategies That Work For Kids With FASD

The following blog was first shared via FASD Families The last couple
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When ADHD Isn’t What It Seems

When ADHD Isn’t What It Seems

The number of kids who are diagnosed with ADHD these days is
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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder impacts you, but you don’t know it

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder impacts you, but you don’t know it

As a foster mother to children with FASD, Nora Boesem has seen
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Loving Someone with FASD

Loving Someone with FASD

This is just a brief introduction to FASD based on Fuchsia Fables’ own personal
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My Adult FASD Diagnosis: Clarity for a Man and his Mom

My Adult FASD Diagnosis: Clarity for a Man and his Mom

Reinier deSmit tells his story of living with FASD for over 56
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Common Strengths of Students with FASD

Common Strengths of Students with FASD

Dan Dubovsky talks about the importance of looking for and utilizing the
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Our Expanded Mission: Serving all of Indiana as a subsidiary of MHAI, renamed to Indiana NOFAS, Inc.

Our Expanded Mission: Serving all of Indiana as a subsidiary of MHAI, renamed to Indiana NOFAS, Inc.

We are excited to announce that we have expanded our mission and
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Early recognition and interventions for fetal

Prenatal exposure to alcohol is a leading preventable cause of birth defects
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Advice to Parents Thinking About Adopting A Child With Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Advice to Parents Thinking About Adopting A Child With Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

The following blog was written by Martin Butcher, an adoptee, and adoptive father
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Tips to Prepare Kids with FASD for Traveling

A couple of weeks ago I was chatting with our social worker
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Resources for Families Living with FASD: What’s Out There

This information is included in our online Resource Directory, but we wanted
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He stumbled on a hidden epidemic of brain damage. The culprit? Alcohol

Psychiatrist Dr Carl Bell, who specializes in treatment and diagnosis of Fetal
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Understanding The Behaviors Of Children With FASD

The Honestly Adoption Podcast, with Mike and Kristen Berry, is a podcast dedicated
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: What Everyone Should Know

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: What Everyone Should Know

Introduction Most women don’t know that by having one drink while they
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Parenting Tips on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Parenting Tips on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Do not take the behaviors personally: A child who has FAS is very
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Always Remember the Brain: 30 Strategies for Parents of Children with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

People who have been exposed to alcohol in utero have brain differences
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Born Broken, But Not Hopeless!

t’s been a difficult 13 years with our oldest son. Some would
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How Do You Get Through to a Child Who Doesn’t Think Logically?

How Do You Get Through to a Child Who Doesn’t Think Logically?

We used to think that carrying a piece of drywall around with
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The 10 Most Common Household Toxins To Avoid While Pregnant

When we get pregnant, we’re routinely told to skip alcohol so our kids aren’t
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6 Things I’ve Been Told as a Special Needs Parent

Last year, I took on a new title when one of my
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Stamp Out Stigma – A Message from NOFAS

Being Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month, this is a very timely
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When I Realized I Could Have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

I knew my birth mom drank. I knew she may have been
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Choose Your Words Carefully about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Canada FASD Research Network says language matters in dealing with disorder affecting
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During Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month, experts underscore danger of drinking while pregnant

September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month. Even today, there are
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The Story of Iyal: One Family’s Story and Hope

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) video tells the story
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Online FASD Support Groups

Research and public awareness about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is growing
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September 9th is	International	FASD Awareness	Day

September 9th is International FASD Awareness Day

September 9th is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Awareness Day September is FASD
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FASD Awareness Day September 9th

Every year on September 9th, International FASD Awareness Day is observed.  Proclamations
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Motorcyclists “Dogs on Bikes” Raise Awareness of FASD

When the organisers of a special awareness day to be staged in
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Research underway in Canada to develop quick FASD screening

Research underway in Canada to develop quick FASD screening

A research project underway in Whitehorse could lead to much earlier detection
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My Child With FASD Is A Warrior!

The world often looks at a child like mine, who suffers from
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ACOG Video: FASD Prevention: Promoting Screening & Brief Intervention

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) are the full spectrum of birth defects
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Celebrate National Recovery Month in Indiana

EVERYONE’S RECOVERY COUNTS Come and participate in Indiana’s Annual Recovery Month Motorcycle
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Recovery & Culture Training for Recovery Professionals

We are excited to be involved with a 3 day / 18
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New ‘no judgment’ approach to opioid-dependent moms also helps their babies

Photo credit: Rom Medvescek / Arizona Daily Star Luz Rangel had run
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5 misconceptions about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Children and adults with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders struggle with lifelong learning
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Blood Test May Spot Babies at Risk for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

A blood test on expectant mothers may help identify infants at risk
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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: The Dangers of Drinking While Pregnant

Most women in the U.S. have heard that you shouldn’t drink while
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The global toll of fetal alcohol syndrome

Any alcohol use (per cent) during pregnancy among the general population, 2012.
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The Best Alcoholism Apps of the Year

The Best Alcoholism Apps of the Year

Healthline has selected these apps based on their quality, user reviews, and
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‘Pre-pregnant’ women are giving up vices before conception

New York parents used to worry about preschool admission. Now, they’re worried
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Strengths of people with disabilities emphasized

Photo by Emily Blake PUTTING IMPROVISATION TO A POSITIVE PURPOSE – Researchers
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For Newborns Exposed To Opioids, Health Issues May Be The Least Of Their Problems

For Newborns Exposed To Opioids, Health Issues May Be The Least Of Their Problems

All Things Considered recently ran a story about Newborns Exposed To Opioids. This
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Six Ways Developmental Trauma Shapes Adult Identity

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Indiana NOFAS Website Re-Launch

Indiana NOFAS is excited to announce the re-launching of our website at www.indiananofas.org. Information
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Circle of Hope June 2017 Newsletter

Check out the most recent newsletter from The Circle of Hope (COH), a support
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What Is It Like To Parent A Child With FASD?

What Is It Like To Parent A Child With FASD?

This appeared at Tales From our House It means constant supervision. Joseph
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New Finding: Different Types of Exercise Affect Different Parts of Your Brain

This originally appeared in Conscious Life News. By Teal Burrell | Prevent Disease Pumping
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