The following are some links to different sites that offer great information about current FAS research.
- 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.
- Journal of FAS International
- Motherisk: Research findings related to the effects of alcohol on pregnancy.
- rehabinfo.net: Education through research-based, expert written content.
- FAS Bookshelf, Inc.: Order educational videos and books for families living with FAS.
- FASCETS -- Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Consultation, Education, and Training Services, Inc.
- FASD — The Partnership to Prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Unites communities nationwide in a public health response to prevent Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and alcohol-related birth defects. The Partnership aims to empower mothers to deliver healthy babies by encouraging women who are planning a pregnancy or already pregnant to avoid alcohol.
- HRSA ( U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services) Information Center: Downloadable Manual — Screening for Substance Abuse During Pregnancy: Improving Care, Improving Health.
- National Association of Social Workers (NASW) NASW is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world. NASW works to enhance the professional development of its members, create and maintain professional standards, and advance sound social policies.
- National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN) NBDPN is a group of individuals involved in birth defects surveillance, research, and prevention. The State directory provides contact and program information, including FASD surveillance information.
- National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: Includes several Fetal Alcohol Syndrome guides for health care providers.
- NOFAS – The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Information about preventing, identifying and living with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
- NIDA — National Institute on Drug Abuse
- Organization of Teratology Information Services (OTIS) Teratology Information Services (TIS) are comprehensive resources for medical consultation on prenatal exposures to drugs, medications, chemicals, and other substances. TIS interpret information regarding reproductive risks into risk assessments that are communicated to individuals and health care providers.
- Screening for Mental Health, Inc.: Includes information on screening for alcohol abuse.
- Screening for Substance Abuse During Pregnancy: Improving Care, Improving Health: Online copy of publication includes copies of recommended screening forms.
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and SAMHSA’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
- Writeslaw: Article entitled “Play Hearts, Not Poker,” about working with and having an IEP written for special needs children.
- SAMHSA Treatment Facility Locator