Northeast Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Children prenatally exposed to alcohol show disabilities in social and adaptive function that persists throughout the lifespan. This conference will provide an expansive overview of diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and implications of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Attendees will leave with an understanding of FASD and how to advocate for needed intervention in the medical, social services, mental health, educational, and juvenile justice systems.


Presenters:
Carl Bell, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago

Larry Burd, PhD., Director, North Dakota Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Center, University of North Dakota

William J. Edwards, Esq., Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County, CA

Diane Smith Howard, Esq. Senior Staff Attorney, National Disability Rights Network, Washington D.C.

Douglas Waite, MD, Medical Director, The Children’s Village and FASD Regional Education and Awareness Liaison, American Academy of Pediatrics

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**Lobster Bake Dinner to Follow**

Sponsored by:
Colby College, National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and the Maine Developmental Disabilities Council


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