FASD: Videos & Podcasts

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Lela R. McKnight-Eily, PhD

QuantiaMD Presentationexternal icon
QuantiaMDexternal icon provides free continuing education opportunities to physicians. This presentation by Dr. Lela McKnight-Eily highlights findings from the CDC 2014 Vital Signs report, Communication Between Health Professionals and Their Patients About Alcohol Use — 44 States and the District of Columbia, 2011 and key aspects of alcohol screening and brief intervention.

The Story of Iyal
This video tells the story of one family living with FASDs. Every family has unique experiences, challenges, and successes. The intent of this video is not to endorse specific interventions, but to share one family’s story and hope.
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  • CDC Vital Signs – Alcohol and Pregnancy: Why Take the Risk? (CDC Vital Minute) (1:14)
    This podcast is based on the February 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. More than three million women in the U.S. are at risk for exposing their developing baby to alcohol. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause physical, behavioral, and intellectual disabilities that can affect a child’s whole life. Learn what can be done to keep developing babies healthy.
  • Avoiding Alcohol During Pregnancy (A Minute of Health with CDC) (0:59)
    Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can have permanent negative health effects on your developing baby. This podcast discusses fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
  • The Story of Iyal (3:27)
    In this podcast, a mother tells her compelling story about a family living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
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