Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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. Each individual with FASD is unique and has areas of both strengths and challenges
To learn more about FASD please see our Foundations in FASD online course. This is a basic training course intended for everyone that may come into contact with someone with FASD. This course is offered free to everyone living in our member jurisdictions.