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FASD: What are Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders?

Alcohol exposure impacts every child differently, based on various factors, and it is important to note that this condition can have a mild to severe impact on a child throughout their lifetime. By identifying appropriate supports and services, as well as building a working knowledge on caring for children who are on the FASD spectrum, parents and caregivers will be better able to make adjustments tailored to the child’s organic brain injury.
This fact sheet includes information on FASD symptoms and strategies for parents and caregivers.

Information presented by:  Barb Clark

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