Stars for Starla Youth Recognition Awards

Nominate a Youth for a Star Award Stars for Starla recognizes that
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New Legislation Will Help Children and Adults Living with FASD, the Nation’s Most Common and Preventable Developmental Disability

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New Legislation Will Help Children and Adults Living with FASD, the Nation’s Most Common and Preventable Developmental Disability

June 28, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Susan Elsworth [email protected] 765-278-7005 Click
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Family Support When Raising School-Aged Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

WAVING A MAGIC WAND: SUPPORTS FOR FAMILIES RAISING SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
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Breastfeeding and Substance Use, Health Condition Traffic Light

Breastfeeding and Substance Use, Health Condition Traffic Light

We often get questions about the safety of breastfeeding and various substances
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Remote Literacy Learning

Often times, kids with an FASD struggle with reading, and many more
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Fostering Children and Youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

The Coalition for Children, Youth and Families developed this document to help
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Psychotropic medication algorithm for FASD/Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

Our friend Jeff Noble has a weekly podcast series “The FASD Success
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The FASD Success Show – A Podcast for Living

The FASD Success show is a great online resource. This podcast is
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Stay-at-Home Guide for Kids with FASD

Check out the following resource guide, full of creative ideas for your
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Addiction and Pregnancy: A Guide for Mothers

Addiction and Pregnancy: A Guide for Mothers

Addiction and Pregnancy: A Guide for Mothers Pregnancy should be an exciting
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Do I have to wait to breastfeed my baby after consuming alcohol.

Susan Elsworth, Director of INOFAS refers individuals to the Academy of Breastfeeding
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FASD: Thirty Reasons Why Early Identification Matters

FASD: Thirty Reasons Why Early Identification Matters

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is an umbrella term that refers to
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The Overlapping Behavioral Characteristics of FASD Disorders and Related Mental Health Diagnoses in Children

The Overlapping Behavioral Characteristics of FASD Disorders and Related Mental Health Diagnoses in Children

We found this resource online: “Overlapping Behavioral Characteristics of FASD and Related
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The Four Pillars of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Success

THE FOUR PILLARS of FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER SUCCESS What Every Care
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How to Prepare for Your Child’s Health Supervision Visit

When you parent a foster or adoptive child, it’s not always easy
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Parenting a Child with FASD

Parenting a Child with FASD

Parenting a Child with FASD When a pregnant woman drinks alcohol, it
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Alcohol and pregnancy

If you’re pregnant, you’ll need to think carefully about what is safe
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FASD Guidebook for Police Officers

FASD Guidebook for Police Officers

“Many specialists suggest that a significant number of individuals who come into
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FASD Justice Initiative (Center on FASD Justice & Equity)

FASD Justice Initiative (Center on FASD Justice & Equity)

FASD has major implications for just about every aspect of our legal
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FASD and the Criminal Justice System: What You Need to Know

There was a part of me that was angry, but I also
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Social Workers and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): Many Ways to Make a Difference

March 2018 is Social Work Month! Social workers play an incredibly important role
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Guidelines for Referral and Diagnosis

Although several diagnostic schemes are available for diagnosis of FASDs, all 4
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Evaluating a Child for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Evaluating a Child for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Flow Diagram for Evaluation The Flow Diagram was devised to facilitate greater
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Take Another Look: A Guide on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders for School Psychologists and Counselors

Take Another Look: A Guide on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders for School Psychologists and Counselors

School psychologists and school counselors are key players in the success of
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Fetal Alcohol Disorder May Be More Common Than Previously Thought

Fetal Alcohol Disorder May Be More Common Than Previously Thought

In a new JAMA study of more than 6,000 first-graders, researchers estimate that between 1.1% and
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CDC Offers Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Resources

February 01, 2018 01:51 pm Chris Crawford – As part of its support for the Collaborative
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28 Evidence Based FASD Facts for Health Professionals

28 Evidence Based FASD Facts for Health Professionals

1.  Alcohol is a teratogen that readily crosses the placenta and damages
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Opioids, Pregnancy and Neonatal Care Resources for Clinicians

Opioids, Pregnancy and Neonatal Care Resources for Clinicians

The National Institute on Drug Abuse maintains resources for clinicians to help them
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Life is Sacred: Invite It, Nurture It, Celebrate It

Life is Sacred: Invite It, Nurture It, Celebrate It

This printable handout can be used by a person with FASD (or
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Developing Your Child’s IEP

Developing Your Child’s IEP

by Theresa Rebhorn Being a parent is the most wonderful—and hardest—job in the
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Prescription medicine during pregnancy

Prescription medicine during pregnancy

The March of Dimes has prepared this overview regarding the use of
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Prescription opioids during pregnancy

Prescription opioids during pregnancy

The March of Dimes has prepared this overview regarding the use of
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Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS)

Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS)

KEY POINTS NAS is a group of conditions caused when a baby
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Opioids and Pregnancy: What are the Risks?

Opioids and Pregnancy: What are the Risks?

The rise in opioid prescriptions, particularly in pregnant women, needs to be
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and Sexually Inappropriate Behaviors: Important Reminders for Criminal Justice and Forensic Mental Health Professionals

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and Sexually Inappropriate Behaviors: Important Reminders for Criminal Justice and Forensic Mental Health Professionals

FASD and Sexually Inappropriate Behaviors Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a
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Educating students with FASD: Linking Policy, Research and Practice

Educating students with FASD: Linking Policy, Research and Practice

Research Framework Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a prevalent neurodevelopmental disability
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Can’t vs. Won’t – Important Reframing

Kristin Wiens (@kwiens62) developed the following infographic to help parents, caregivers, educators
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CHOICES: Preventing Alcohol Exposed Pregnancies

CHOICES: Preventing Alcohol Exposed Pregnancies

Click here to download a fact sheet on CHOICES Alcohol use during
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders FASD Public Awareness Guide

Since 1990, NOFAS has responded to requests for information on FASD. The
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Treatment & Support

Treatment & Support

Treatment and Support for Individuals Affected with FASD The following article was first
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Center for Disease Control: FASD

Center for Disease Control: FASD

The CDC has a wealth of information on FASD, including: Basic Information
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US News Health: More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected

US News Health: More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected

Although drinking during pregnancy has long been considered taboo, new research suggests
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Drinking & Pregnancy: For Health Professionals

Drinking & Pregnancy: For Health Professionals

Most of you are familiar with the statistic that 50% of all
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Pediatrics: Prevalence and Characteristics of FASD

Pediatrics: Prevalence and Characteristics of FASD

OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence and characteristics of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
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Successful Interactions with Individuals Living with FASD

Successful Interactions with Individuals Living with FASD

Step one is understanding the terminology and basic overview of FASD, and
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Tips for Caregivers

Tips for Caregivers

TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF – This is critical. The demands of caring
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What Women Need to Know About Drinking During Pregnancy

Drinking During Pregnancy Have you heard conflicting messages about alcohol use during
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FASD Resources for Adults Living with FASD

FASD Resources for Adults Living with FASD

NOFAS has pulled together a set of general resources on FASD for adults
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General Strategies for FASD

General Strategies for FASD

NOFAS has pulled together a set of general strategies for FASD including: Eight Magic
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders FASD Toolkit

The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders FASD Toolkit was developed by AAP (American Academy
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FASD Resources for Educators

FASD Resources for Educators

NOFAS has pulled together a set of general resources on FASD for educators.
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FASD Resources for the Criminal Justice System

FASD Resources for the Criminal Justice System

NOFAS has pulled together a set of general FASD resources for the criminal
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Is there a better way to integrate kids with special needs into classrooms?

Connor* is 12, tall for his age but baby-faced, with freckles, braces and reddish-blond
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