April 2022 Webinars

All webinars are free to attend.

FASD Interventions:
What Does the Research Say?

April 12, 2022

7:00-9:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Presenter: Adrienne Bashista

Director, Families Affected by FASD (FAFASD)

This webinar will provide an overview of research-based interventions for FASD, with a focus on those that emphasize a family-centered and whole person approach.

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Diagnosis, Support, and Empowerment: The Role of Genetic Counselors in FASD

April 20, 2022

3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Presenters: Bethany Grysko, MS, CGC

FASD Clinic Coordinator, Spectrum Health Helen Devos Children’s Hospital

 

Tiffany Lepard Tassin, MS, CGC

Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas or Medical Sciences, Specialty Diagnostic Resource Center

Sponsored by Michigan Coalition for Fetal Alcohol Resources, Education, and Support (MCFARES)

This presentation will focus on the unique role and value of genetic counselors in the diagnosis of FASD. Two different clinical approaches will be discussed: a medical genetics clinic utilizing the 4-digit FASD diagnostic code and an interdisciplinary clinic evaluating for ND-PAE (Neurobehavioral Disorder Associated with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure) with referral to genetics as needed.