Welcome to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Module!
Through this Module you will gain a better understanding of the core characteristic of FASD and issues commonly faced by families with children with FASD.
FASD is a diagnostic term used to describe impacts on the brain and body of individuals prenatally exposed to alcohol. FASD is a lifelong disability and the most common neuro-developmental disability in North America. It directly impacts at least 4% of people and their families and occurs in all segments of society. FASD is a lifetime disability with no cure, but outcomes for people with FASD can be positively influenced with informed services and supports.
Let's get started. Click on the "Read This First - Some Important Information" section below to start this module.