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FASD Awareness Day set for Sunday


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Gayle Young is with the Sitka Neurodevelopmental Diagnostic Clinic. She says more parents are coming forward to have children evaluated for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, as the shame drops from this syndrome. This Sunday (9-7-12) is International FASD Awareness Day. Young says local professionals will use the coincidence to try and distribute information in churches.

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