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parent support groups

for parent support group information, see the international list maintained online at depts.washington.edu/fadu/altresources.index.html.

please e-mail fadu@u.washington.edu or contact katy jo fox at 206-543-7155 if you would like to add or update a listing or to request that a printed list be mailed to you.

fas/fae legal issues resource center

effective january 15, 2003, an interdisciplinary project of the university of washington school of medicine and school of law has been funded for one year by the robert wood johnson foundation. the center provides assistance related to fas/fae legal issues to individuals affected with fas/fae, their families, and advocates.

dr. ann streissguth is the co-principal investigator, professor eric schnapper of the law school is the principal investigator, and kay kelly is the project director.

dr. paul connor is the consultant. for assistance, please call kay kelly at 206-543-7155 or visit depts.washington.edu/fadu/legalissues/.


center for substance abuse prevention's fetal alcohol syndrome (fas) center for excellence

the mission of the fas center for excellence is to increase the effectiveness of prevention and treatment options for fetal alcohol syndrome in the united states by providing national leadership and coordination in the field.


substance abuse and mental health services
administration fetal alcohol syndrome center for excellence
1700 research boulevard
suite 400
rockville, md 20850

telephone: (866) stopfas [(866) 786-7327]
email: fascenter@samhsa.gov


fas diagnostic and prevention network (fas dpn)

the mission of the fas dpn is primary and secondary prevention of fas through screening, diagnosis, intervention, training, education and research.


for more information contact:

fas program
center on human development and disability
box 357920
university of washington
seattle wa 98195-7920

telephone: (206) 685-9888
fax: (206) 543-5771


fetal alcohol and drug unit

the fetal alcohol and drug unit is a research unit dedicated to the prevention, intervention and treatment of fetal alcohol syndrome (fas) and fetal alcohol effects (fae). our main goals are to conduct research on fetal alcohol and drug effects across the life span, to disseminate information on fetal alcohol and drug effects, to provide consultation for persons of any age thought to be affected by prenatal exposure to alcohol, and to provide training in human behavioral teratology.


180 nickerson st.
suite 309
seattle, wa 98109

telephone: (206) 543-7155
fax: (206) 685-2903
e-mail: fadu@u.washington.edu

some key areas of interest on the fadu web site are:


neuropsychological evaluations (adult)

the adult assessment clinic at the university of washington, run by dr. paul connor and dr. janet huggins, was closed in 2007. however, dr. connor, who is an iceberg board member, now offeres these services in his private practice, located in des moines, washington.

for information about this transition of services, see "a new service opens in seattle to assess for fasd in adults and late adolescents," in the september 2007 issue of iceberg.

dr. connor offers adults (17 years and over) a comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation designed to assess cognitive function, mental health status and adaptive behavior. specializing in neuropsychological assessments for traumatic brain injury (tbi), memory impairment, stroke, dementia, cognitive deficits, learning disabilities, attention deficits and fasd.

for more information about these services, please contact me at 206-940-1106, download my brochure, or visit my web site at www.connorneuropsychology.com.


fasd experts multidisciplinary forensic assessment

fasd experts is a unique, multidisciplinary forensic group with expertise in the assessment of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (fasd). for more information, see 2008 icebert article "fasd experts: multidisciplinary forensic assessment for a multidimensional condition." or, see our web site at fasdexperts.com.


fast friends listserve

fast friends is a fas family support group in western washington. fast friends meets on the third tuesday of every month from 6:30pm to 9:00pm at little red school house/children’s village in everett washington. for more information about the meetings or accessing the listserve, please email fasdsupport@aol.com or leave a message at (206) 940-2832.


organic brain dysfunction triage institute

the obd triage institute trains and certifies clinical practitioners in the administration of the organic brain dysfunction triage assessment model.



fasd and the justice system (ontario, cananda)

a resource provided by the fasd ontario (canada) justice committe. the site is designed to present case law, legal resources, information, strategies, and pratcital tips for dealing with the unique challenges of fasd.

home: fasdjustice.on.ca/

articles: fasdjustice.on.ca/links/articles-2.html


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providing information about prenatal exposure to alcohol, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (fasd), fetal alcohol syndrome (fas), fetal alcohol effects (fae), alcohol related birth defects (arbd), and alcohol related neurodevelopmental disorders (arnd), from 1991 - 2010.

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