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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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