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Raising awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

FASD is a brain injury too.

Our 2nd Annual National Acquired Brain Injury conference in Sydney featured on interactive panel discussion on the developments and implications for Australia of FASD. 519 more words

Acquired Brain Injury

Another Big Adoption Decision: Substance Abuse

In addition to the race decision we have to make this week, we also have to make one more pretty big decision:

How much and what type of alcohol and drug exposure we are okay with during pregnancy. 758 more words


RAD Isn't Cool or Awesome -- It's Maddening!

Some people hear the word RAD and immediately think of something being cool, awesome or hip .  Others of us hear the word RAD and we immediately have thoughts of dread, hopelessness and condemnation.   4,393 more words

Foster Children

The story of 10 year old Annie who lives with FASD

Recently, states have been restructuring the departments of health and human services to provide more comprehensive, consolidated care in a systematic way rather than through disjointed bureaucracies of the past half century.  149 more words


Save the date - Open Door Book reading and signing in Bethesda, MD

Event Details

Martha Collins and Mary Evelyn Greene

Sun, 23 Nov, 2014 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 

Martha Collins reads from Day Unto Day 359 more words

FASD Matters. Impressions from the 2014 MOFAS conference "FASD and Human Rights"


I’m delighted to be a visiting scholar for the University of Minnesota’s Department of Child Psychiatry this week.  I had the opportunity to meet with many people from the Department who are doing amazing work to prevent and treat Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.  366 more words


FAS: Support vs Blame

Switching from an 8.30 – 4.30 placement to shifts last week, I found myself within earshot of the Jeremy Vine show on Radio 2. I was shouting at the radio as people mansplained the catcalling video that’s still doing the rounds. 1,000 more words