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Support crucial as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder rates climb

Twice as common as Autism Spectrum Disorder and 28 times more common than Down Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is becoming one of the leading known causes of developmental disability in Canada. According to the Canada FASD Research Network, roughly three per...

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders prevalent in U.S. communities

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is an umbrella term for a range of health effects caused by prenatal alcohol exposure. These effects include growth deficiencies, facial abnormalities, and organ damage, including to the brain. Brain damage caused by prenatal...

Maine Public Radio Program on FASD

Guests: Constance Mazelsky, adoptive mother of a child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and activist for FASD awareness; Nancy Cronin, Executive Director of Maine Developmental Disability Council Listen here.

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