Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Resources Local Resources FASD Family Night is a collaboration between NDBP and Mt. Hope Family Center. It offers an opportunity for families to come together each month to learn about how to best support their children. Contact Christie Petrenko at (585) 275-2991, ext. 241 for more information. DePaul’s National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence- Rochester Area (NCADD-RA) is the Upstate NY NOFAS affiliate providing community education, training and parent resources, including a parent support group. FASD Support group contact: Jennifer Faringer, M.S.Ed.,Director, NCADD_RA at Jfaringer@depaul.org or (585) 719-3480. The Institute for Innovative Transition works to improve the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities and their families as they transition from school age to adulthood. Resources for Educational Teams Engaging All Learners: Supporting Students with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders is a professional learning resource for educators developed by the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium. It includes written and verbal educational modules directed at educators. National Resources National Organization for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome strives to prevent alcohol use during pregnancy and supports individuals and families affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. They provide an information clearinghouse and media center, an international peer mentoring birth mother’s network, family support networks, professional training, and public awareness. American Academy of Pediatrics has an online FASD Toolkit that is aimed at health care providers. It was designed to raise awareness, promote surveillance and screening, and ensure that all affected children receive appropriate and timely interventions. SAMSA FASD Center of Excellence is a federal initiative devoted to preventing and treating FASDs. This website provides information and resources about FASDs, including materials you can use to raise awareness about FASDs. Additionally, the center is dedicated to providing training, technical assistance, and conference/event speakers. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: basic information on FASD FAS Community Resource Center: family oriented information and support on FAS and FASD Do2Learn: A resource for families of children with special needs. The website includes a variety of strategies and products to help parents and teachers address children’s needs in the areas of academics, social skills, and behavior management, as well as resources on disabilities and transitioning to the workplace. Books "Trying Differently Rather than Harder: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders," by Diane Mablin, This book provides a readable, narrative discussion of the neurobehavioral approach for working effectively with children, adolescents and adults with FASD. After a brief review of the diagnosis, the focus is on understanding behaviors differently - primary and secondary learning and behavioral characteristics. "Fantastic Antone Succeeds: Experiences in Educating Children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome", by Judith Kleinfeld. Fantastic Antone Succeeds! describes in concrete, specific ways how to educate children with fetal alcohol syndrome/fetal alcohol effects (FAS/FAE). "Fantastic Antone Grows Up: Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome", By Judith Kleinfeld. Fantastic Antone Grows Up is a field guide to life with an adolescent or young adult with fetal alcohol syndrome/effects. A Caregiver's Guide to FASD Little Heroes #1: FASD, by Ira J. Chasnoff, M.D.