Formerly known as MOFAS: Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Exciting News
from MOFAS

If you're looking for the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) you have come to the right place. We have some exciting news about our organization. We have a new name! MOFAS has officially been renamed Proof Alliance. Our mission remains the same: to prevent prenatal alcohol exposure and to improve the quality of life for people living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

Why PR%F

We now have the proof that prenatal alcohol exposure is a leading cause of brain injury in children. We have the proof that FASD is 100% preventable and people living with an FASD can reach 100% of their potential.

Why Alliance?

We seek to build powerful alliances with people with an FASD, their families, legislators, experts in the field, new partners, and community members to bring awareness, research, and services to this field.

What's Next?

Proof Alliance is rebranding, expanding, and we're moving! We have a new logo, website, and prevention campaign to help change the norms around drinking during pregnancy. And in May 2019 we will be moving to a stand-alone building. Proof Alliance commits to the people of Minnesota and we will continue to develop transformative programs to help Minnesotans impacted by FASD.

FASD Factsheets

MOFAS provides a wide range of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Factsheets. Feel free to print these off and share with others.

Overlapping behavioral characteristics and related mental health diagnoses in children Overlapping Behavioral Characteristics & Related Mental Health Diagnoses in Children

  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • Sensory Integration Disorder
  • Autism
  • Bi-Polar
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Depression
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Trauma
  • Poverty
fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and the criminal justice system FASD and the Criminal Justice System

  • addressing FASD in the criminal justice system
  • annual cost of FAS
  • FASD by the numbers
  • issues related to FASD and the criminal justice system
  • age children with an FASD begin having trouble with the law
  • reasons individuals with an FASD get in trouble with the law
Developmental Skills Timeline for those with an FASD Developmental Skills Timeline

  • expressive language
  • comprehension
  • money and time concepts
  • emotional maturity
  • physical maturity
  • reading ability
  • social skills
  • living skills
Equivalente de la edad de desarrollo Equivalente de la edad de desarrollo

  • Lenguaje expresivo
  • Comprensión
  • Conceptos de tiempo y dinero
  • Madurez emocional
  • Madurez física
  • Habilidad para leer
  • Habilidades sociales
  • Habilidades para la vida
Raising Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders tip sheet Raising Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

  • on FASD
  • remember
  • patience
  • routine
  • health
  • developmental age equivalent
  • relationships
  • have fun
  • books
  • websites
criar ninos con trastornos del espectro alcoholico fetal FASD consejos
  • en fasd
  • recuerde
  • paciencia
  • rutina
  • salud
  • equivalente de la edad de desarrollo
  • relaciones
  • diviértase
  • libros
  • sitios web
I AM WHY FASD matters FASD Matters in Minnesota

  • 1 in 10 women drink alcohol while pregnant
  • each year 7,061 babies are born in MN with prenatal alcohol exposure
  • prenatal alcohol exposure can harm the way a child learns and behaves
  • estimated cost over 18 years
  • FASD costs Minnesota $131 million each year
  • Why FASD Matters
fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in minnesota Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Minnesota 

  • FASD is common, costly and preventable
  • FASD by the numbers
  • screening and support
  • Prenatal Alcohol Exposure (PAE) and FASD
Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevalence of FASD Factsheet 

  • prevalence of birth defects
  • prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)
  • prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
  • prevalence of other birth defects in comparison
Alcohol Tobacco Illicit Drugs Impact of Alcohol, Tobacco and Illicit Drugs Factsheet 

  • alcohol
  • tobacco
  • cocaine
  • marijuana
  • meth
  • heroin
understanding behaviors of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders fasd Understanding the Behaviors of Children and Adolescents with an FASD Factsheet

  • behavior expectations
  • information processing differences
  • secondary characteristics
8 essentials for success 8 Essentials for Success Brochure

  • concrete
  • consistent
  • repetition
  • routine
  • simplicity
  • specific
  • structure
  • supervision
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