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Ask the Expert: What are the Long-term Effects and Impacts of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) on Individuals and their Families?

September 5, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar was conducted in observance of FASD Awareness Month in September. It featured the Vice President and Spokesperson for the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS), Kathy Mitchell. The webinar reviewed effects of FASD on children and adults across the lifespan, including developmental, behavioral and physical. Additionally, this webinar reviewed strategies and language for addressing stigma of FASD and women who use substances. Finally, challenges and resiliency factors withing families with a child living with FASD was presented.





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The Healthy Start EPIC Center is operated by the National Institute for Children's Health Quality. This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number 1 UF5MC327500100 titled Supporting Healthy Start Performance Project. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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