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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
rockville, md 20850
telephone: (866) stopfas [(866) 786-7327]
fas diagnostic and prevention network (fas
the mission of the fas dpn is primary and secondary prevention
of fas through screening, diagnosis, intervention, training, education
for more information contact:
center on human development and disability
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
180 nickerson st.
seattle, wa 98109
telephone: (206) 543-7155
fax: (206) 685-2903
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
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 email@example.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
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