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NOFAS Partners with March of Dimes for Important Twitter Chat

 

Save the Date: March 3, 2021 is World Birth Defects Day!

NOFAS is joining March of Dimes, CDC, and other organizations at 11 am ET for a bilingual discussion about global efforts to prevent birth defects.

Join us - use #WorldBDday to participate.

 

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Top FASD Articles of 2020, Selected by Canada FASD Research Network

 

“The articles were selected by a group of Canada FASD Research Network (CanFASD) staff… The final list was narrowed down to focus on CanFASD’s areas of emphasis in FASD assessment and diagnosis, intervention, mental health, prevention, child welfare, justice, and family collaboration.”

Check out this resource, click HERE!

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Support Concerns Increase When Children with FASD Turn 18

 

 “Thousands of children live with FASD at any given time and, by legal standards, suddenly become adults on their 18th birthday. The social expectation is that these young adults will leave their parents’ homes. In reality, a cohort of young people have lost access to publicly funded support from pediatricians and schools.”

Learn More, HERE!

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Proof Alliance and Minnesota Liquor Stores Partner to Raise Awareness of FASD

 

“NOFAS Affiliate Proof Alliance is partnering with the Minnesota Municipal Beverage Association on National Drink Wine Day. About 50 participating liquor stores will begin distributing wine and other spirits in specialty brown paper bags with powerful graphic messages.”

Read More, Here!

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Podcast: FASD Legislation Update: A Conversation with Susan Shepard Carlso‪n

 

“FASD Hope was honored to have Former First Lady of Minnesota and NOFAS Board Member Susan Shepard Carlson as the guest.  Susan is a tireless champion of support and legislation for the FASD Community.  Susan discusses her years of experience in aiding the FASD community.”

Click HERE, to listen!

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$FASDHope #FASDLegislation #FASDAdvocacy 

 

 

 

 

 

Group Home Residents with FASD Continue Fostering Ties Amid Pandemic (2)

 “The residents from the Aloha Communities Platteville House, a home in Wisconsin for four adults living with FASD, craft all week, then present their work and themselves to the public.  The exercise, intended to instill a sense of self-worth and offer a lesson in finance, also aims to foster a connection between the city’s recent arrivals and long-time residents.”
- Telegraph Herald

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