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FASD: Talk about it or 'pay for it'

Alaska has the highest rate of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder among states that track data, the...state.ak.us/fas/Fact Sheet: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders? Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders refers to conditions caused by prenatal...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-28/fasd-talk-about-it-or-pay-it
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-18/importance-getting-fasd-diagnosis
Neighbors
Northern Light United to use grant for church roof

...Mudrooms, a community storytelling initiative, LifeRing, a women's life skills fellowship, and the Juneau Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Working Group. Music lessons, speech therapy appointments, and FASD trainings occur in the building. The...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-21/northern-light-united-use-grant-chu
Neighbors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-27/thanks-eagle-river-united-methodist
Neighbors
Community rallies with 'roof-raiser' efforts

...there as well. Over the years the church also has served as an incubator for ideas and programs regarding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Even the kitchen gets used by community members, with pancake breakfasts hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-23/community-rallies-roof-raiser-efforts
Local
FASD: An invisible disorder

...Morgan Fawcett, who plays the flute to calm himself before presenting, but also for the audience at the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder conference in February. "I'm not here to lecture," he said, "but to converse and connect. Forgive...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-05-11/fasd-invisible-disorder
Neighbors
Alaska Editorial: Focus on reducing FASD, not political points

...his effort to combat Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders have been carried way...pregnancy. The effects of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders can't be reversed...ideally, eliminating, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-01/alaska-editorial-focus-reducing-fasd-
Opinion
Sen. Finance unveils draft budget bill

...health programs includes $500,000 for the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority for a media campaign on fetal-alcohol spectrum disorders. It's a pet cause of Kelly, who has brought a team together - including the trust's CEO Jeff Jessee...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-28/sen-finance-unveils-draft-budget-bill
State | AK legislature
The 28th Alaska Legislature in plain English

...we're going to ignore the rules that normally slow things down.SCR 13FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERWe think Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is bad, and the governor should do something about it.SCR 14H&SS REGIONAL BEST PRACTICE MODELSWe think...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-07/28th-alaska-legislature-plain-english
State
Superintendent hopefuls talk tactics

...said.She brought up another topic dear to her heart. Choking back tears, she talked about the effects of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders on students and the teachers who instruct them."I think FASD is a huge issue facing students in Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-08/superintendent-hopefuls-talk-tactics
Local

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