What’s Happening at MOFAS
The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) is looking for Community Outreach Advocates to volunteer at public awareness events.
The Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program (RAMP™) is a career-focused mentoring program for youth ages 12-17 with a known or suspected diagnosis on the fetal alcohol spectrum.
Having a routine for children with an FASD can help reduce stress and anxiety.
Join us for a community conversation on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, from 6-7:30 p.m.
Do you notice unexplained behaviors with your child? These can be contributed to their sensory processes being over-responsive or under-responsive.
It’s Women’s Health Week. What are you doing to be your healthiest you? Read our list to learn more about nutrition, physical activity, mental health, and preconception health.
Please call, email or meet with your legislators, especially if they are a conference committee member listed below. Thank them for their support of the FASD prevention grants. This program would expand support for pregnant women and moms in recovery and their young children. If you don’t know who represents you, you can look them […]
The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS), along with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association, American Public Health Association, American Nurses Association, March of Dimes, National Perinatal Association and the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS), opposes criminal penalties for pregnant women who drink. MOFAS […]
A healthy baby starts with a healthy, intended pregnancy. The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) supports increasing the proportion of women who plan their pregnancies and engage in healthy behaviors before becoming pregnant to reduce the incidence of prenatal alcohol exposure. Link between unintended pregnancies and FASD prevention Unintended pregnancy is a widespread […]
The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) recommends a human rights-based response serve as the foundation to address Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) to promote and protect the rights of individuals with an FASD. This position statement on human rights reflects the principles under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the United Nations […]
Now that the weather is finally warming up, people are flocking outside to enjoy some outdoor activities. We’ve put together a list of low-cost outdoor activities for you and your family!
The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) seeks a temporary Family Engagement Coordinator in St Paul.
Exhibitor Terms and Conditions for the 6th Annual FASD Matters Conference: Bridging the Gap From Research to Practice
Brain Injury Definition Expansion The Reality Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is a medical condition that encompasses a range of conditions caused by prenatal alcohol exposure. It is a lifelong condition and there is currently no cure for the condition. The most adverse outcome of prenatal alcohol exposure is the impact on the developing brain […]
Contact your U.S. House member this week between Feb. 20-26, 2017: Oppose Drastic Cuts to Medicaid that will be devastating for Minnesotans. Why is this so urgent now? It is anticipated that the week of February 27th, the United States House of Representatives will introduce a plan to drastically reduce Medicaid funding to states as part […]
MOFAS invites young adults 18 – 35 with a known or suspected FASD to apply for our Young Adult Leaders FASD Fellowship.
In honor of National Caregiver’s Day, we’re spotlighting caregivers this week! Learn all about our self-care tips for your caregiver needs.
We need your help today to protect Minnesota’s special education law by calling your Representatives to oppose HF 998.
The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) seeks a temporary full-time 3-year grant-funded Youth Program Assistant position in the Twin Cities Metro area.
Signs of caregiver stress include: feeling overwhelmed, or constantly worried, feeling tired most of the time, becoming easily irritated or angry, losing interest in activities you used to enjoy, and having frequent headaches, bodily pain or other physical problems. Talk to your doctor if you have any of these symptoms.
This site is provided to families and professionals as an informative site on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). It is not intended to replace professional medical, psychological, behavioral, legal, nutritional or educational counsel. Reference to any specific agency does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by MOFAS.