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FASD State Contact
Karen K. Howell, Ph.D., M.S., M.A.
Emory University School of Medicine
1256 Briarcliff Road, NE, Room 309W
Atlanta, GA 30306
FASD State Web Site
FASD State Resources
Emory Neurodevelopmental Exposure Clinic
Emory University Maternal Substance Abuse and Child Development Project
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS), Georgia Affiliate
Defines 'prenatal abuse' to mean exposure to chronic or severe use of alcohol or the unlawful use of any controlled substance,
as such term is defined in Code Section 16-13-21, which results in: (A) Symptoms of withdrawal in a newborn or the presence
of a controlled substance or a metabolic thereof in the newborn's body, blood, urine, or meconium that is not the result of
medical treatment; or (B) Observable and harmful effects in the newborn's physical appearance or functioning...
4/3/09: Read by Senate and referred.