Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder awareness - Pass it on!

September 14, 2018

​2018 FASD Awareness Month: 

Pass It On! Video

BreakFASD Event

*New* Parent Newsletter

Additional FASD Education Opportunities

FASD Circle of Parents Support Groups

 

FASD Awareness: Pass It On

 
 

September is FASD Awareness Month, and Illuminate is excited to share what we have planned! Help us Pass It On by sharing this information with your networks and communities. 

Pass It On: FASD Awareness Video

Check out our 2018 Pass It On video featuring Governor Hickenlooper, Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, and some very familiar faces! Watch, like, and share the video on our Facebook page here.

BreakFASD

We will be hosting a BreakFASD event in the Denver metro area on

Thursday, September 20 from 8 am to 9:30 am. The event will highlight current and upcoming education and training opportunities for both caregivers and professionals. Come join us for breakfast and a panel discussion about FASD in Colorado. Tickets are $15 and include breakfast. Register for BreakFASD here!

*New* Parent Newsletter

You asked Illuminate and they listened! They are launching a new parent newsletter for families with a child with an FASD. This newsletter will be a chance to share information, explore resources, better connect, and stay informed of opportunities for advocacy. Don't miss it! If you or someone you know would like to be added to this mailing list please contact aneal@illuminatecolorado.org

Education and Training Opportunities

This month, we will be highlighting our current and upcoming FASD education and training opportunities for both caregivers and professionals. Up first, we are excited to share that our FASD web-based training for caregivers and child welfare professionals is now live! To access, login or create a free account here. Be on the lookout for more emails and social media posts!

Parent Support Groups 

Circle NOFAS

Illuminate proudly offers support groups for caregivers of a child with an FASD. New members are always welcome, and each group is excited to grow their network. Parent support groups are professionally facilitated, peer led, free of charge, and confidential. Child care included.

For more information or to be added to our mailing list, please contact Anna Neal at aneal@illuminatecolorado.org.

 

 

If you have any questions or ideas regarding FASD Awareness Month activities, please do not hesitate to email  jadams@illuminatecolorado.org.

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