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.

What’s Happening at MOFAS

Teen Sibling Training/Support- Edina

March 2- Do your teenagers not understand some of the unique behaviors and challenges that you face parenting your FASD effected child?

Book Swap & Mini Resource Fair- Olivia

This event is sponsored by a 2014 MOFAS Public Awareness Grant. Join BOLD School for some family fun. Featuring a book swap and mini resource fair.

FASD and the IEP- Minneapolis

This IEP workshop will explore requirements, components, development, evaluation, resolving disagreements, and measurable goals for those with an FASD.

Baby & Kids Expo- Mankato

Saturday February 22, 2014.- Join MOFAS as we exhibit at the 7th Annual Baby & Kids Expo in Mankato.

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and the IEP- Minneapolis

Explore new requirements and components of the IEP with emphasis on students affected by FASD.

Legal Rights and Procedures for a Child with an FASD- St. Paul

January 23- This presentation outlines the educational rights of students with disabilities, the rights of parents, and the duties of educators, focusing on the child and family working with FASD.

Understanding the FASD Diagnosis- Edina

February 22- Are you new to the diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), or do you need a refresher?

Hip Hop- Bloomington

February 9- Grab the family and come enjoy a hip hop class. Parents and adults are welcome to participate as well.

Family Fun Bounce Adventure- Waite Park

February 28- Bounce Adventure. Fun for children of all ages!

Family Fun Event- St Cloud

January 18- We’re going sledding! Bring your sled and enjoy an afternoon of fun. Meet in the shelter- we’ll have a couple tables reserved. Hot cocoa and cookies will be provided.

YAAC Cooking and Baking- TBD

March 7- YAAC Cooking and Baking

YAAC Subs and Fun- Waite Park

February 21- YAAC Subs and Fun

FASD Day at the Capitol- St. Paul

March 24, 2014- Use this great opportunity to ensure that your state legislators speak for you, your family and the FASD community.

Resolving Conflict Between Parent and Child Training- Minneapolis

This training will provide skills that: help sort out their thoughts and feelings, reduce breakdowns in communication and explore “mentalization” techniques

Kinship Caregivers Resource Fair- Robbinsdale

January 25- Are you caring for someone else’s child? Come to the Kinship Caregivers Resource Fair. Learn about local resources. Find support for your unique situation.

YAAC- Snow Tubing and Pizza Party- Minneapolis

January 11, 2014- Join YAAC at Theodore Wirth Chalet for our snow tubing and pizza party.

MOFAS Caregiver Dinner and Social- North Metro

MOFAS invites caregivers to enjoy an evening of socializing and dinner at a restaurant in the North Metro.

East Metro Support Group- Stillwater

Join other caregivers of those with a diagnosed or suspected Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders diagnosis. We connect to share our struggles and successes.

Raising a Child with an FASD- Webinar

This webinar will provide a brief overview of FASD and will explore what it is like to raise a child with an FASD including the struggles, rewards, and interventions.

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