Books and Videos
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FASD Books for Children
- “What’s Wrong With Timmy?” by Maria Shriver
- “Forgetful Frankie” by Jill and Katherine Bobula
- “My Invisible World” by Morsha Winokur.
- “Journey Through the Healing Circle” – This award winning educational series, to help parents and children work with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, is now available to parents, schools, libraries and other social services. It is available in a series of videotapes, video CDs, and professionally illustrated workbooks. The series is narrated by Native American Storyteller Floyd Red Crow Westerman, who uses animal stories to talk about children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and the problems families face with these effects.
FASD Books for Adults
- “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Adults: Ethical and Legal Perspectives an Overview on FASD for Professionals” by Monty Nelson and Marguerite Trussler
- “Not Exactly As Planned: A Memoir of Adoption, Secrets, and Abiding Love” by Linda Rosenbaum
- “Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Guide to Fasd for Parents, Carers and Professionals” by Marria Cattrick and Liam Curran.
- “Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol” by Ann Dowsett Johnston
- “When Rain Hurts: An Adoptive Mother’s Journey with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome” by Mary Evelyn Greene
- “The Best I Can Be: Living with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or Effects” by Liz and Jodee Kulp
- “Braided Cord: Tough Times In and Out” by Liz Kulp
- “The Challenge of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Overcoming Secondary Disabilities” by Ann Streissguth, Ph.D. and Jonathan Kanter
- “Damaged Angels: An Adoptive Mother’s Struggle to Understand the Tragic Toll of Alcohol in Pregnancy” by Bonnie Buxton
- “Fantastic Antone Grows Up: Adolescents and Adults with FAS” by Judith Kleinfeld, Barbara Morse and Siobhan Wescott
- “Fantastic Antone Succeeds: Experience in Educating Children with FAS” by Judith Kleinfeld and Siobhan Wescott
- “Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: A Guide for Families and Communities” by Ann Streissguth, Ph.D.
- 9 Lives Trilogy: “9 Lives, I Will Survive”, “9 Lives Cat Tales”, “9 Lives Full Circle” by Jan Crossen
- “Nurturing Resilience in Our Children: Answers to the Most Important Parenting Questions” by Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein
- “Our FAScinating Journey: Keys to Brain Potential Along the Path of Prenatal Brain Injury” by Jodee Kulp
- “The Out-Of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping With Sensory Integration Dysfunction” by Carol Stock Kranowitz and Larry B. Silver
- “The Out-Of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities for Kids With Sensory Integration Dysfunction” by Carol Stock Kranowitz and T.J. Wylie
- “Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child” by Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein
- “Sandy My Name” by Judy Gilligan
- “Trying Differently Rather Than Harder” by Diane Malbin, MSW
- “Transforming the Difficult Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach” by Howard Glasser and Jennifer Easley
FASD Media Resources
- Bill Dubovsky Memorial: FASD Lending Library – A resource for parents, teachers and professionals. To place an order, simply send an email to Tyla Sawyer with your selections and your mailing address. You will have 2 weeks to read or view your materials, and then we ask that you return them promptly via media mail (the cheapest rate.) Contact Tyla Sawyer at FASD@ca.rr.com or 310-210-4237 for more information.
- “#FASDtoolkit” is a community generated media campaign about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), created by and for the American Indian community. The toolkit aims to plant the seeds for conversations, by focusing on strength-based messages, strategies and tools to support a good life for people living on the FASD spectrum.
- “The Listening Heart” video is a new educational documentary that chronicles the day to day challenges of children, parents, and families who struggle with the consequences of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
- “Recovering Hope: Mothers Speak Out About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders” – Video and DVD are available free from SAMHSA. Features a series of women who tell poignant and memorable stories about alcohol use during pregnancy and its effect on their children.
- “Redefining Success: Raising Children Exposed Prenatally to Alcohol” – Video and users guide. The main focus is families who are interested in or have adopted children who have been exposed prenatally to alcohol.
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.