Register at

Northeast Conference on
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Syndrome-Disorders.cfm

Disorders Children prenatally exposed to alcohol show
disabilities in social and adaptive function that persists
throughout the lifespan. This conference will provide an
expansive overview of diagnosis, treatment, prevention,
Thursday July 27, 2017 and implications of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
(FASD). Attendees will leave with an understanding of
8:30AM-5PM followed by a FASD and how to advocate for needed intervention in
Lobster Bake Dinner the medical, social services, mental health, educational,
and juvenile justice systems.
 Opportunity to network & build local coalitions
Sponsored by: with professionals working with children and
Colby College, National Organization for Fetal adults with FASD
Alcohol Syndrome, Maine Developmental  Target audience includes physicians, nurses,
disability rights lawyers, child advocates, juvenile
Disabilities Council and criminal attorneys, teachers, early
intervention specialists and parents of children
with FASD
Carl Bell, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Public
Health, University of Illinois, Chicago

Larry Burd, PhD., Director, North Dakota Fetal Alcohol
Syndrome Center, University of North Dakota

William J. Edwards, Esq., Deputy Public Defender, Los
Angeles County, CA

Diane Smith Howard, Esq. Senior Staff Attorney,
National Disability Rights Network, Washington D.C.

Douglas Waite, MD, Medical Director, The Children’s
Village and FASD Regional Education and Awareness
Liaison, American Academy of Pediatrics