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Free drinks for moms-to-be

...Restaurants around town are giving out free beverages to patrons all day - pregnant patrons that is.In support of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Awareness Day, more than 30 businesses around town have agreed to serve mothers-to-be at least...
SEARHC hires pediatric specialist

...disabilities and autism with the University of Alaska Anchorage LEND program and has additional training in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and diagnosis. Her medical degree is from Harvard Medical School and she completed her residency in pediatrics...
Through understanding comes answers the second of a three-part series on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Part three will run Sunday, April 26...addition to Christian's deficits due to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, he also struggles with trust due to the...

...patients, 0-18, Schwartz has some specialized training in working with children experiencing autism and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. "I especially enjoy working with kids who are a little bit more challenging," she said. "To pull all...
FASD strategies: A needs and strength-based Focus

...texture and over-stimulation; and the need for structure, routine and consistency, as well as trauma due to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and abuse.Despite the challenges, Mary watches and listens for the needs of her children, and their behaviors...
Meet the Katasses

...This is the first in a three-part series on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Part two will run Sunday, April 19. Mary...intervention is crucial for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder to be successful in life.? Alex Pastorino...
Finding the good with FASD

...good.Katasse is the mother of five children, three of whom were adopted and exhibit varying degrees of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Katasse's family made the decision to take in the children of a relative who was unable to care for them...
Effort to warn women about alcohol during pregnancy

...reducing the number of children born with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Alaska.A study also is planned that...the nation's highest documented rate of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, also known as FASDs, according to the...
The importance of getting an FASD diagnosis

...Ianolino's experience led to a professional understanding that, ultimately, urged him to the opening of the first Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder multidisciplinary diagnostic clinic in Juneau. The endeavor was financially supported by the Central Council...
Thanks from Eagle River United Methodist Camp Champ 2014

...conflict resolution.Morgan Fawcett a national spokesperson and advocate for those who share his disability of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and his grandmother Sue Hempel coached the campers through the physical and spiritual drum making...


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