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4031 University Drive Fairfax, VA 22030

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Join us for Family Movie Night! Children, youth, parents and caregivers are welcome. Light dinner served to all at 6 PM; movies start at 6:30. Children will enjoy a G-rated movie and snacks, supervised by skilled caregivers. Next door, parents, caregivers and interested older youth will screen the recent documentary Moment to Moment: Teens Growing Up with FASDs.

Moment to Moment explores the lives of four adolescents with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) and the effects that prenatal alcohol exposure has had on their journeys to finding independence and understanding the world around them. It is an intimate and eye-opening view of the lives of those affected by FASD and their families and friends. It captures the challenges these families face as their children mature and seek to strike out on their own as young adults. The movie will be followed by a brief group discussion. The event will conclude by 8:30pm.

Register: www.FormedFamiliesForward.org This free event is open to all, although content will address issues of particular relevance to foster, adoptive and kinship families. Call 703-539-2904 for more information.

Child/youth registration options will follow the Adult Registration screen. Download Event FLYER HERE.

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Moment to Moment: Teens Growing Up With FASDs explores the lives of four adolescents with FASDs and the effects that prenatal alcohol exposure has had and continues to have on their journeys to finding independence, fulfillment, and understanding the world around them.
Under the best of circumstances, adolescents face an uphill battle on their way to maturity. Adolescents affected by prenatal exposure to alcohol, including those within a diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, endure additional challenges, trying to understand and interpret stimuli that are coming at them from multiple directions. All adolescents face difficulties associated with reaching young adulthood: hormonal and behavioral changes, sexual activity, and a desire for increased independence. But adolescents with FASDs have impaired brain function and must learn to cope with how that functioning affects decision-making, and the growing demands of school and peer relationships.
Moment to Moment captures the challenges that families must overcome as children with FASDs reach maturity and attempt to strike out on their own as young adults.


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