FASD Happenings in 2020

FASD Happenings in 2020


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With the new year here, we are pleased that there will be plenty of activity around FASD in North Carolina in the next few months
  • FASD &¬†the Brain-Based Approach: a neurobehavioral (NB) approach to FASDs¬†for parents and professionals working with individuals suspected or¬†diagnosed with exposure to alcohol in utero. See the details on this training that NCFASD¬†Informed is cosponsoring with FAFASD in Raleigh.¬†
  • Rooted in Advocacy¬†is The NC Arc annual conference.¬† This year it will include an FASD pre-conference on March 12 with national presenters, Yasmin Senturias, MD, Philip A. May, Ph.D., Dan Dubovsky, MSW, and Kathy¬†Mitchell, MHS.¬† During the actual conference day, there will be an FASD track, featuring sessions by Nate Sheets,¬†and Kathy Hotelling and Theresa Morris-Brown.¬†
See NCFASD Informed website for information on available scholarships for parents for all of these events.
  • Parents need to talk to others going through the experience of raising a child with an FASD.¬†¬†Three established groups in NC and others looking for participants to get started. See¬†Support Groups‚Ä謆
  • Elizabeth Montgomery¬†started a Pitt County affiliate of our non-profit¬†to establish a model that other affiliates across the state can use.¬†See is¬†seeking volunteers to brainstorm this model.¬† Please contact her at¬†emontgomery@apnc.org to help us move our efforts¬†throughout the state.¬†¬†
  • Other volunteer opportunities exist, including¬†short term projects and¬†Board membership.¬†
Please contact kathy.hotelling@ncfasdifnormed.org if you can assist us. We cannot do this alone!

NCFASD Informed Board
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www.ncfasdinformed.org 
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