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National Task Force on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect

The National Task Force on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect expired on October 25, 2007.

The National Task Force on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect was a congressionally mandated task force charged with:

  • Advising all governmental agencies, academic bodies, and community groups that conduct or support fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol effect research, programs, and surveillance, and
  • Meeting the general needs of populations actually or potentially impacted by fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol effect.

Meeting Minutes

Related Publications

Reducing alcohol-exposed pregnancies: A report of the National Task Force on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect
Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2009
Barry KL, Caetano R, Chang G, DeJoseph MC, Miller LA, O'Connor MJ, Olson HC, Floyd RL, Weber MK, DeStefano F, Dolina S, Leeks K, National Task Force on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect. [English PDF | Accessible PDF ]

A call to action: Advancing essential services and research on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders –A report of the National Task Force on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect
Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2009
Olson HC, Ohlemiller MM, O'Connor MJ, Brown CW, Morris CA, Damus K, National Task Force on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect
[English PDF | Accessible PDF ]

Guidelines for identifying and referring persons with fetal alcohol syndrome
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Recommendations and Reports 2005;54(RR-11):1-15.
CDC
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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Guidelines for Referral and Diagnosis
Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2004
Bertrand J, Floyd RL, Weber MK, O'Connor M, Riley EP, Johnson KA, Cohen DE, NTFFAS/E.
[Accessible PDF ]

National Task Force on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect --- Defining the national agenda for fetal alcohol syndrome and other prenatal alcohol-related effects
MMWR Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Recommendations and Reports 2002;51(RR14):9-12.
CDC
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