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North Lancashire Directions Group
Parent Carer Network
Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
What is Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)?
Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is a term used to describe impacts on the brain and body of individuals prenatally exposed to alcohol during pregnancy. FASD is a lifelong disability. Individuals with FASD have their own unique areas of difficulties and may experience challenges in their daily living and need support with motor skills, physical health, learning, memory, attention, emotional regulation, and social skills. They also have a unique set of strengths and many are showing talents, that when nurtured and supported, demonstrates their unlimited potential in those areas.
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