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Molly Stone, LSW, OCPS II
Chief, Bureau of Prevention
Office of Prevention and Wellness
30 E Broad St., 8th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
FASD State Task Force
Ohio FASD State Steering Committee
Chair: Melinda Norman
FASD State Web Site
FASD State Plan
Ohio State Plan
FASD State Resources
Regional Comprehensive Genetic Program of Ohio
The Ohio Department of Health Regional Comprehensive Genetic Program helps people learn about birth defects and genetic (inherited) disorders. The program also helps people who have these disorders access information about treatment and services. The State has six regional centers.
Double ARC/NOFAS Ohio
Double ARC/NOFAS (National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) Ohio serves children with FASD through education, intervention, and advocacy. Services include support for parents through consultation, the Parent Support Group, Triumph Through "The Challenges of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome" 6-week series, consultation, and accompanying them to school and IEP meetings, treatment team meetings, and court hearings. Double ARC also has an FAS Diagnostic Team for evaluation and diagnosis. This team also provides training to other teams interested in starting a multidisciplinary effort to diagnose FAS. In addition, Double ARC/NOFAS Ohio provides information, consultation, and staff development opportunities, so educators, health care providers, and professionals in the judicial and social service arenas are equipped to support children with an FASD.
Web site: www.doublearc.org
Women's gender-specific programs and county task forces are addressing the issues of FASD across the State. For additional information, contact the State Coordinator, Melinda Norman (E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
FASD Awareness Day Proclamation
2013 FASD Awareness Day Proclamation
2011 FASD Awareness Day Proclamation
2010 FASD Awareness Day Proclamation
Appropriation of $327,500 for "Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder" within the Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services.