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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Sen. Finance unveils draft budget bill 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...
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...


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