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Law and Community Health Forum
 
Category:   Section Meetings
Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 / 12 noon
Location: Anchorage / OPA, 900 W. 5th Avenue, 3rd Floor
 

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.  Tommy O’Malley is the featured speaker.  Mr. O’Malley has been  an educational and legal advocate for people effected by FASD for over 20 years.  He has  been a classroom teacher, educational and legal advocate for people effected by FASD.  Mr. O’Malley is a state certified FASD educator and lecturer.  He is also the parent of children with FASD and has served as a parent navigator on FASD diagnostic teams.  He will be speaking on:
FASD behavioral manifestations in children and adults; How FASD affect  the brain; How to recognize FASD; Why the FASD population is overly represented in the legal system; What we need to know to mitigate the effects of FASD;
The new SB 151 law that make FASD a mitigating factor in criminal sentencing; and Tips on how to work with individuals with FASD. 1 General CLE Credit. Phone-ins from other locations in Alaska are welcomed and encouraged.

If you have section questions, please contact co-Chairs Liz Leduc at elizabeth.leduc@alaska.gov or 907-283-3129; Mara Rabinowitz at mara.rabinowitz@alaska.gov or 907-269-3514; and Colleen Ray at cray@courts.state.ak.us or 907-264-0523.



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