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The FASD Center for Excellence would like to thank Jane Whyte, Executive Director, Yellowknife Association for Community Living, PO Box 981, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N7, for permission to use clips from their "Helping Families/ Helping Children" video. "FASD - The Course" also includes clips from "Recovering Hope: Mothers Speak Out About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders," available from the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, 800-729-6686, and can be ordered online. Based on your connection, it may take a few minutes for the video to load.

Module 2: Effects of Alcohol on the Fetus

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Video: Describes how alcohol is transmitted from the mother to the fetus.

 
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Video: Describes the transmission of alcohol from the mother to the fetus.

 
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Video: Describes Kathy's personal experience and consequences of drinking alcohol when pregnant.

 
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Video: Describes Kathy's personal experience and the effects drinking alcohol while pregnant had on her daughter Karli.

 
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Video: Susan J. Astley, PhD, describes how alcohol affects the developing brain and includes the definition of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.

 
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Video: Paul Conner, PhD, discusses the structural changes to the brain caused by prenatal exposure to alcohol and its relationship to the child's behavior.

 
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Video: Ann Streissguth, PhD, discusses the varying effects of alcohol on the fetus.



Module 4: FASD Signs and Symptoms

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Video: Definitions and signs and symptoms of FASD and FAS; Paul Conner, PhD, and Tracy Jirikowic, PhD, discuss issues related to FAS and FASD.

 
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Video: Describes techniques to transition a child's activities and avoid temper tantrums.



Module 6: Diagnosis and Treatment of FASD

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Video: Discusses the benefits of early intervention.

 
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Video: Describes how early intervention and support programs affect the child's development.

 
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Video: Ann Streissguth, PhD, and Julie Gelo, a parent, discuss the importance of getting an early diagnosis.

 
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Video: Professionals and parents describe techniques with children to promote positive outcomes.

 
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Video: Describes Marcy's personal experience and the effects drinking alcohol while pregnant had on her daughter Sidney and Sidney's progress through the years.

 
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Video: Describes Penny's journey to Kennedy Krieger Institute to have her children, Deja and LaDell, assessed by Dr. Paula Lockhart, Director of the Fetal Alcohol Research Center.

 
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Video: Describes Marit's personal experience and the effects drinking alcohol while pregnant had on her son Antoine and his progress.