P L E A S E . . . . .
E v e n i f y o u a r e O N L Y
T H I N K I N G A B O U T
BECOMING PREGNANT . . . . .
P E R S O N A L
For the sake of ALL Humanity . . . For the sake of ALL Humanity . . . For the sake of ALL Humanity . . . For the sake of ALL Humanity . . .
W H I L E P R E G N A N T
D O N ' T
D R I N K A L C O H O L
A T A L L
A N Y amount of alcohol consumed while pregnant TAKES A TOLL ! ! !
L e a r n about this p r e v e n t a b l e tragedy and its CONSEQUENCES . . . .
Y O U R S E L F
Y O U R C H I L D
Y O U R f u t u r e P A R E N T I N G S U C C E S S !
Read our article FETAL ALCOHOL: The BASICS by Guest Columnist Lynne Frigaard, who is the Director of Arc Northland in Duluth, Minnesota.
Informative Links for F.A.S. and F.A.E. (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Effect)
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Former Minnesota Gov. Carlson's
Task Force Report (February 1998) The 35 page report (PDF Acrobat Reader) is available at the link to the left.
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Information on behaviors of those affected, national statistics, contacts.
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Resources: professional curriculum, newsletters, support groups, audio / visual materials, information packets.
MOFAS is the first state affiliate of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) and the only state-wide organization focusing solely on FAS/FAE the leading known, and
Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
, cause of mental retardation and developmental disabilities.
Because FAS is one of the most prevalent special needs issues faced by adoptive families, the SNAP library holds an extensive collection of resources on FAS.
SNAP ( Society of Special Needs Adoptive Parents )
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