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What to Do with FASD Diagnostic Results

Remember, getting an FASD diagnosis is not about “labeling” a child, it’s an opportunity to get the services and support needed to be successful.

Where to Get Diagnosed

If you or someone you know suspects prenatal alcohol exposure, it is important to act early, reach out and pursue an in-depth evaluation of your child.

What is the FASD Diagnostic Process Like?

FASD is diagnosed by a team of professionals from four specific areas: Growth issues, Brain function & structure, Facial features, Prenatal alcohol history.

Why is an FASD Diagnosis Important?

Identifying individuals who may be affected by an FASD is the first step in getting them connected to the support they will need to reach their full potential.

What Are Some of the Symptoms to Watch For?

Signs to look for that may indicate the need for an FASD assessment include.

Next FASD Diagnostic Consortium Meeting – Monday, June 17

In-person Meeting
June 17, 2013

AAP endorses statement on alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disabilities

The Academy (American Academy of Pediatrics) has endorsed a statement that recommends primary health care clinicians screen for alcohol related neurodevelopmental disorders in children. Prenatal exposure to alcohol is one of the leading preventable causes of birth defects, mental retardation and neurodevelopmental disorders. An estimated 0.2 to 1.5 cases of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) occur in every 1,000 live births […]

FASD Diagnostic Consortium Member Clinics

For more complete information on each clinic, CLICK HERE>>> Behavioral Health Service, Inc. (BHSI), North St. Paul Provides neuropsychological evaluations for children ages 3 through adult. The medical portion of the evaluation is completed at the Native American Community Clinic. Bluestem Center Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Clinic, Rochester Provides diagnosis for individuals ages 1 […]

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MOFAS is the statewide source for comprehensive, customized trainings on FASD for professionals.

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We provide guidance and support for families living with an FASD.

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