3. Is there a cure for FASD?

There is no cure for FASD. The brain and body were damaged when they were developing. Research on FASD prevention, diagnosis, interventions and effective supports is expanding rapidly. There are many effective programs and supports that help to improve outcomes for people with FASD. With appropriate supports and services, people living with FASD can lead

2. What are common characteristics of FASD?

People with FASD have a range of abilities and impairments. Each person has their own abilities and some strengths can include being well-spoken, artistic, musical, athletic, friendly, generous, determined and good with young children. Below are common challenges that have been observed in people diagnosed with FASD. These are called primary disabilities, conditions that someone

1. What is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)?

[:en]Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (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. Individuals with FASD will experience some degree of challenges in their daily living, and need support with motor skills, physical health, learning, memory, attention, communication, emotional regulation, and social skills to reach their full potential.[:]