Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is fetal alcohol syndrome.
· Iceberg. (quarterly newsletter). Edited by Tina Talbot. Published by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Information Service (FASIS). 1991-present. This is an educational newsletter for people concerned about fetal alcohol syndrome with useful articles. http://www.fasiceberg.org/
· The Challenge of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Overcoming Secondary Disabilities. Edited by Ann P. Streissguth and Jonathan Kanter. Published by University of Washington Press, 1997. This volume is the result of a four-year study, funded by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, documenting the impact of FAS/E throughout the lifespan. This book contains advice from experts in such fields as education, human services, and criminal justice.
· Fantastic Antone Succeeds! Experiences in Educating Children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Edited by Judith Kleinfeld and Siobhan Wescott. Published by the University of Alaska Press, 1993. This book provides practical solutions for education and effective parenting of children with FAS/E. These are "wisdom of practice" articles, written by teachers, parents, and professionals with many years of experience working with children with FAS/E.
· Fantastic Antone Grows Up: Educating Adolescents and Young Adults with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Edited by Judith Kleinfeld. Published by the University of Alaska Press, 2000. This book discusses the meaning of "success" for adolescents and adults with FAS/E and what parents can do to help young people achieve the most satisfying and productive lives. Chapters are written by parents, therapists, teachers, and adults with FAS/E themselves, offering the wisdom of practice as young people grow up.
· The Arc's Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Resource Guide. Published by The Arc of the United States. This is one of the most comprehensive sources of information about FAS/E available on the World Wide Web. Included is an extensive listing of FAS/E sources arranged under broad subject headings. Dozens of links to other important sites are provided. The Arc's Discussion Board is a valuable resource for communicating with others about FAS/E. http://www.thearc.org/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?&pid=215&srcid=294
· Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Community Resource Center. This extraordinary website includes posters, brochures, handouts, award-winning newspaper reprints, pictures and stories of families living with FAS/E, links for sending political messages, and other resources. http://come-over.to/FASCRC/
· Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Family Resource Institute. The FAS Family Resource Institute is a nonprofit organization with a mission of identifying, understanding, and caring for people affected by prenatal alcohol exposure. http://www.fetalalcoholsyndrome.org/
· National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. This is one of the most comprehensive and up-to-date sites available from a national organization concerned with political action on both prevention and education. http://www.nofas.org/
"The Infography about the Fetal Alcohol Syndrome"
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