West Metro Critical Thinking Club

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) - A walk through this lifelong sentence to the brain. FASD is an umbrella term describing the range of effects that can occur in an individual whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy. These effects may include physical, mental, behavioral, and/or learning disabilities with possible lifelong implications.

We will step inside its cause, meet someone who is living it, and conduct
an intimate exchange between the attendees about the critical issues of not only this disorder but the larger questions of how we as a society respond to such challenges.
I urge you to bring your spouse/partner as well as family members who are of child bearing age.
You will learn about this and the close behavioral cousins of FASD.

SPEAKER: Doug Hadden After graduating Nebraska University in 1956 Doug began his career with Boeing, then came the move to the emerging computer field with IBM. This led to many years in government information systems management and management consulting with international accounting firms.
Married to high school sweat heart Jo. Two adopted children, two grand - daughters and now three great-grand boys.

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  • Lee S.

    Excellent, We learned a lot, well organized presentation with graphics and personal experience of adopted American Indian child, great Q & A. Tragic that alcohol is both so seductive and destructive.

    October 27, 2013

  • Kevin H.

    Very informative. I hadn't realized how much I didn't know about this topic!

    October 26, 2013

  • Matthew H.

    Not feeling well, see you all next time.

    October 26, 2013

  • Dick S.

    I have a prior commitment on Saturday . I hope to catch Doug's presentation at one of the other C-T Clubs.

    October 25, 2013

  • Jan H.

    Strong interest in understanding the multifaceted effects of alcoholism on a person & his/her family

    October 24, 2013

  • Douglas H.

    Do come join us. I am a speaker for Minnesota Organization On Fetal Alcohol Syndrom.

    1 · October 20, 2013

  • Kevin H.

    This sounds like a fascinating topic, Doug. I'm looking forward to it.

    October 20, 2013

  • Jan H.

    Strong interest in understanding the multifaceted effects of alcoholism on a person & his/her family

    October 8, 2013

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