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School board visits Homer

...said board member Sunni Hilts of Seldovia.On a different topic, Hilts pointed out that Monday was "National Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day.""Six of my grandchildren are affected with FASD (fetal alcohol spectrum disorders), so this...

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...as a caregiver while under supervision, to have no contact with known drug users/traffickers, to complete a fetal alcohol syndrome evaluation, to complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with treatment recommendations and placed on probation for four years after...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-19
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More than a nurse: 'Nurse Betty' honored for going above and beyond

...curricula for the school district when the state mandated teachers become trained in reporting child abuse and fetal alcohol syndrome. Skyview High Principal Randy Neill said Miller is an asset to the school. Neill was quick to point out that...

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FASD receives state, national attention

...The outcome for infants of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) varies, but almost...Services. "People with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome are unable to connect consequences...she said. The rate of fetal alcohol syndrome remains higher among Alaska...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-04-10/fasd-receives-state-national-attenti
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Skyview graduate takes turn at being a D.C. intern

...meeting with representatives of Alaska schools, various committee hearings and a benefit for the prevention of fetal alcohol syndrome. "She also gave a speech and we got to go on the senate floor to listen to her," Wortham-Turnbull said...

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Give babies a chance: Awareness first key to helping prevent FASD

Today is International Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day. FAS and other fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) happen when women drink during pregnancy. Even small amounts...

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Around the Peninsula

FAS Day today Today is International Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day. According to the FAS Program at Frontier Community Services there is no safe amount and no safe time to drink alcohol...

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FAS Awareness Day provides education, hope to community

...alcoholic beverages," said Vickie Tinker, the Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) program coordinator at Frontier Community...is ninth day of the nine month, International Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day officially begins, but locally FAS...

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Alaska takles FAS with $29 million federal project

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- Fetal alcohol syndrome is simple: The only way a child can acquire it is when a pregnant woman drinks alcoholic beverages. Yet FAS is complicated...

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State targets schools, other institutions for FAS prevention

...the devastating effects of fetal alcohol syndrome. ''It's something that's...Diane Worley, the state's fetal alcohol syndrome coordinator, who invited...cause of mental retardation. Fetal alcohol syndrome is 100 percent preventable...

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