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...taken to a local hospital for a 10-day psychiatric stay. It would be the first of many.Malachi was diagnosed with fetal alcohol syndrome, pervasive developmental disability, mood disorder, mild mental retardation, feeding disorder and seizures...
Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for Feb. 6

...Regulation;Controlled Substance; Crimes; Defenses and for a Presentation: "National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) & the Equivalence of Intellectual / Developmental Disability" by William Edwards...
News aimed at reducing the number of children born with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Alaska.A study also is planned...state has the nation's highest documented rate of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, also known as FASDs, according...
School district implements training, curriculum for FASD

...The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is continuing to expand and evolve outreach for students diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Training and support programs have reached 400 educators, students and families since the school...
Not alone

...your hair down and say, 'OK, it's me time,'" Bicknell said. Bicknell's stepdaughter, Miranda, 19, has fetal alcohol syndrome. Kelsey, 18, recently had her foot amputated due to a blood disorder. Preston, 17, has cerebral palsy...
What others say: Focus should be on reducing FASD, not on political points

...interview about his effort to combat Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders have been carried...during pregnancy. The effects of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders can't be...and, ideally, eliminating, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.- Fairbanks...
School board visits Homer

...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 is very meaningful to...
More than a nurse: 'Nurse Betty' honored for going above and beyond

...the 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...
No easy answers to FASD

Today is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Day. All around the world, people...time. One day at a time. Vickie Tinker is coordinator for the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Program at Frontier Community Services.
FASD receives state, national attention

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders are gaining widespread...development. The outcome for infants of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) varies, but almost...said Vickie Tinker, coordinator for the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Program at...


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