What is FASD?

What is FASD?

›Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is an umbrella term used to describe the brain damage caused by drinking alcohol during pregnancy. This brain-based disorder is permanent and irreversible with varying symptoms. The effects can be neurological,behavioural and physical.  FASD is the leading known cause of preventable disability among Canadians.  Although individuals with FASD cannot be cured, they are able to still lead rewarding and successful lives.