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  • Alcohol Exposure During Pregnancy: Links to Learning Disabilities, ADD and Behavior Disorders. Contains articles written by a graduate research team at the University of South Florida . These articles contain various environmental and chemical factors that can adversely affect a fetus.
  • The Arc: The national organization of and for people with mental retardation and related developmental disabilities and their families. (800) 433-5255  
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Posters, information on incidence of alcohol related birth defects and information about funded activities related to prenatal alcohol use.
  • Children’s Research Triangle: Ordering information for Dr. Chasnoff ’s articles and educational tools, including information on identifying and intervening with children with FAS. The site also includes information to use when adopting a child overseas.
  • fasWorld: An international alliance of parents and professional working together to prevent
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Family Resource Institute: A non-profit organization created to identify, understand and care for individuals disabled by prenatal alcohol exposure and their families, and to prevent future generations from having to live with this disability.
  • The Florida Center: The Florida Center for Child and Family Development is home to Florida’s first and only Fetal Alcohol Diagnostic and Intervention Clinic. The purpose of the clinic is to diagnose alcohol-related disorders, known as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), as well as to provide education and training statewide on FASD.
  • NOFAS – The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Information about preventing, identifying and living with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
  • Online Clinic: This is Dr. Larry Burd’s site. Includes a presentation on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and three tools to help you estimate the scope of the problem due to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and related developmental disorders resulting from prenatal alcohol exposure in your community.
  • FASD Awareness Day FASD Awareness Day is observed each year on September 9 to raise awareness in every community about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). This site provides ideas and information on planning FASD Awareness Day activities.
  • Alaska Office of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome  Alaska's FAS project is a comprehensive, integrated effort encompassing FASD prevention, screening, diagnosis, and services.
  • California Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Organization (CalFAS)  The mission of CalFAS is to prevent FASD and to intervene and provide assistance to those who are living with FASD
  • Colorado Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Prevention Program The Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Outreach Project (POP) is a collaborative effort involving numerous community sectors and health, education, social service, law enforcement, and community groups.
  • Michigan Department of Community Health Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Program The goals of the fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) program are to reduce cases of FAS, provide timely diagnosis, and assist with needed support services. Services are provided through Centers of Excellence, community outreach and education projects, and training and consultation.
  • Minnesota Department of Health FAS Prevention Team The FAS prevention team works with health professionals and the public to strengthen Minnesota communities' ability to prevent the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs during pregnancy.
  • Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) MOFAS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating alcohol-related birth defects and improving the quality of life for individuals with FASD and their families. MOFAS is the first State affiliate of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
  • New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) This site includes information on FASD, model programs, resources, links, news items, and a calendar.
  • Texas Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Consortium Includes information about Texas ’s FAS prevention and education initiatives as well as links to other FAS sites.
  • Texas Office for Prevention of Developmental Disabilities (TOPDD)  Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Consortium TOPDD coordinates activity among the many State and private agencies that work to prevent developmental disabilities. TOPDD appointed the Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Consortium to address public awareness and education about fetal alcohol syndrome.
  • NOFAS Washington The mission of NOFAS Washington is to provide support, education, advocacy, and training on FASD through the cooperation and collaboration of families, caregivers, community providers, professionals, and individuals affected by prenatal alcohol exposure. Included in this program is FASt Friends: A FASD Family and Community Support Network. NOFAS Washington is the Washington State Affiliate of the National Organization on FAS.
  • Washington State FAS Interagency Workgroup (FASIAWG) FASIAWG was established in 1995 to coordinate and enhance Washington State FASD screening, diagnosis, intervention, prevention, surveillance, and training programs. FASIAWG includes representatives from the Department of Social and Health Services, Department of Health, Department of Corrections, Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Governor's Office of Indian Affairs, FAS Diagnostic and Prevention Network, Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit, March of Dimes, FAS Family Resource Institute, and NOFAS Washington.

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