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FASD State Contacts

Pat B. Smith
Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist
Weber Human Services/Utah Fetal Alcohol Coalition
237 26th Street
Ogden, UT 84401
Phone: 801-625-3792
Fax: 801-778-6827

Lynn S. Tanner
Davis Behavioral Health
934 South Main Street
Layton, UT 84040
Phone: 801-776-0054
Fax: 801-774-6100

FASD State Task Force

Utah Fetal Alcohol Coalition Prevention Team
Contact: Al Romeo
Phone: 801-584-8535
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FASD State Resources

FASD Parent Support Group

Location: Layton, Utah. Contact: Lynn Tanner
Phone: 801-776-0054

FASD Trainers

Lynn Tanner
Phone: 801-776-0054

Pat Smith
Phone: 801-625-3792

Diagnosis of FAS

Division of Medical Genetics
The University of Utah
50 North Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Phone: 801-585-1861
Alternate phone: 801-581-8943
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Neuropsychological Assessment

Mary K. Hales, Ph.D.
Clinical Neuropsychologist
1060 East 100 Street, Suite L1
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Phone: 801-359-6069

Developmental Disability Services

Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program
The University of Utah
650 Komas Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone: 801-581-5515
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The Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program is a coordinated health care model and center of excellence for meeting the medical and mental health needs of people with developmental disabilities.

Resources for Families

Allies with Families
Phone: 801-433-2595
Toll-free phone: 877-477-0764
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Allies with Families seeks to empower families with a voice, access and ownership. They offer real life experience, practical resources and training for parents as advocates.

Utah Parent Center (UPC)
Phone: 801-272-1051
Toll-free phone: 800-468-1160
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The mission of the UPC is to help parents help their children with disabilities to live included productive lives as members of the community.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Utah
Phone: 801-323-9900
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The mission of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Utah is to ensure the dignity and improve the lives of persons who live with mental illness and their families, through support, education, and advocacy. Mental health support groups are offered across the State.

Family to Family Network
Phone: 801-272-1051
Toll-free phone: 800-468-1160
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The Family to Family Network is a grassroots volunteer group of family members across Utah who have a relative with a disability. Their mission is to educate, strengthen, and support families of persons with disabilities.

Utah Family Voices
Phone (English): 801-584-8236
Phone (Spanish): 801-272-1067
Toll-free phone: 800-468-1160
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Utah Family Voices is all about supporting families of the disabled and is run by parents of children with special needs.

Special Education Rules—Utah State Office of Education
Phone: 801-538-7509
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Children with Special Health Care Needs
Phone: 801-538-6003
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Transition to Adult Living Programs

Utah Department of Human Services
Phone: 801-488-2620
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Search for TAL or Transition to Adult Living

Children with Special Health Care Needs (For young adults)
Contact: Lynn Pease, Transition Specialist
Phone: 801-584-8518
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Work Ability
Toll-free phone: 877-246-9675
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Medical Home Portal
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Legislative Information:

Bill Number Category Introduced Description Status


Requirements for Professionals


Terminology is added: 62A-4a-404. Fetal alcohol syndrome and drug dependency – Reporting requirements. When an individual, including a licensee under the Medical Practice Act or the Nurse Practice Act, attends the birth of a child or cares for a child, and determines that the child, at the time of birth, has fetal alcohol syndrome, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, or fetal drug dependency, the individual shall report that determination to the division as soon as possible.

Introduced 1/31/2012

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This bill modifies the Utah Health Code related to efforts to inform people of the effects of consuming alcohol during pregnancy. This bill: repeals outdated language related to a public education and outreach program; and

requires posting of a warning by alcohol retailers related to the effects of consuming alcohol during pregnancy.

Governor Signed 03/23/2010

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This bill amends the Local Human Services Act and the Utah Human Services Code to provide priority substance abuse treatment services to pregnant women and pregnant minors.

Governor Signed 03/17/2008

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Involuntary Commitment


This bill requires that, when a person is sentenced for certain drug or alcohol related offenses, if the person was pregnant at the time of the offense, the court shall order that person participate in drug or alcohol treatment.

House/ enacting clause struck 02/28/2007