RxFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is an umbrella term used to describe the range of effects that can occur in an individual whose mother consumed alcohol during pregnancy.
About Kids Health
SickKids Hospital in Toronto, Ontario created this resource page on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
Canada FASD Research Network
Canada FASD Research Network aims to provide information for caregivers, professionals and those affected by FASD.
Government of Canada
The Government of Canada provides information about FASD: its causes, signs and symptoms, health effects, prevention, and support.
Kid's Quest: FASD
This resource was created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to teach children about FASD.
Saskatchewan FASD network: tools and strategies
Saskatchewan FASD Network created this Strategies and DIY Tools page to support those whose lives are affected by FASD.
Calgary Fetal Alcohol Network
CFAN aims to reduce the incidence of FASD and ensure people who are affected by FASD are able to lead positive, fulfilling lives.
A unique made-in-Alberta plan on FASD focuses on developing and delivering community-based solutions, making it easier for people affected by FASD to get the help they need, at any point during their life.
FASD Tool Kit
The #FASDtoolkit is a community generated media campaign about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), created by and for the American Indian community. The toolkit aims to plant the seeds for conversations, by focusing on strength-based messages, strategies and tools to support a good life for people living on the FASD spectrum.
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Laura - birth mother of a person with FASD
NOFAS seeks to create a global community free of alcohol-exposed pregnancies and a society supportive of individuals already living with FASD. This is video to raise awareness about mothers of children with FASD.
The goal of this handbook is to help young people with FASD learn more about their condition. It also offers strategies that those with FASD can use to better understand themselves, improve relationships, manage feelings, do better in school and live a healthy life.
This Booklet is designed for caregivers and professionals who, in their everyday lives, encounter children and youth affected with FASD. Readers should be aware that this booklet provides strategies and suggestions for people who already have an understanding of FASD.
These resources are available to borrow in the Family Library. You can also check with your local library to see if they are available.
Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is a useful introduction to the most common non-genetic learning disability. FASD is caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy. Written by two FASD experts, it describes how alcohol can harm the fetus and disrupt development, and explains how FASD affects individuals at different stages of their lives.
Liz Kulp, a young teen affect by fetal alcohol exposure invites the reader to peer inside her life and brain. Through her own writings the reader is taken on a life changing journey that will impact their thinking about how to help and understand children.
This title gives an overview of the mental, behavioral, and physical impairments of FASD, as well as new research, treatments and methods for managing behavioral issues.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Collection
Current as of: January 26, 2024