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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is pleased to offer a series of educational webinars on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Session 2 – Overcoming Social Attitudes as a Barrier to Early Identification of FASD
Presenter: Douglas Waite, MD, FAAP & Peggy Way (FASD Consultant and Parent Partner)
Friday April 15, 2022 • 10aM MT


For more information about the series, click here or contact Rosa Arvizu, Program Coordinator, AAP FASD Program, at rarvizu@aap.org.

Join us Fridays in April for webinar sessions on identifying and diagnosing conditions on the continuum of FASD, addressing stigma and bias related to prenatal alcohol exposure, caring for children with an FASD, and neurobehavioral disorder associated with prenatal alcohol exposure (ND-PAE). The webinars are open to all clinical personnel with practicing primary care clinicians strongly encouraged to attend. We look forward to seeing you April!

Session 2 will define the role that social attitudes have in early identification of children with an FASD. Faculty will demonstrate how to address issues around stigma and bias in assessing for and delivering an FASD diagnosis and share lived experience to illustrate best practices regarding same. Participants will learn the importance of screening for prenatal alcohol exposure and providing family-centered care as part of the pediatric medical home. Faculty will discuss the importance of an FASD diagnosis for treatment and interventions.

Session 3: Treatment Across the Lifespan for Persons with FASD – April 22 Register here
Session 4: Neurobehavioral Disorder Associated with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure (ND-PAE) – April 29 Register here
Session 5: : FASD National Office Hours – May 6 Register here