What is FASD?

What is FASD?

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a diagnostic term used to describe impact on the brain and body of individuals prenatally exposed to alcohol during pregnancy

FASD is a lifelong disability. Individuals with FASD may experience challenges in their daily living, and need support with motor skills, physical health, learning, memory, attention, emotional regulation, and social skills.

Each individual with FASD is unique and has areas of both strengths and challenges.

CanFASD November 2018