Supporting Alaskan Families who care for children with special needs.
Join Stone Soup Group’s monthly FASD Support and Discussion Group every last Thursday of the month!
Time: 9:00am – Via ZOOM video meeting
Overview: This presentation offers an introduction to nine essential messages about prenatal alcohol exposure—including definitions for PAE and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), impacts, prevalence, common characteristics, diagnosis and early intervention, strategies for success, advocacy and resources.
Teri Tibbett is the advocacy coordinator for the Alaska Mental Health Board and Advisory Board on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse and works closely with the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority and partner advisory boards, coordinating their joint advocacy effort. She also serves as coordinator for the Alaska Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Partnership a coalition of individuals and organizations that support appropriate services and supports for Alaskans impacted by FASD.
Tami Eller, M.S. is the Lead Behavioral Health Training Coordinator at the University of Alaska Anchorage Center for Human Development, Family Services Training Center. Tami has provided training to behavioral health and social services professional across Alaska, in the lower 48 States and in Australia. She passion for educating individuals about prenatal alcohol disorder and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders comes from her own lived experience of receiving accommodations and providing accommodates as a foster parent and within community settings.
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