Resource: Behavioral Symptoms & Accommodations for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

This two-page document lists some potential behavioural symptoms of people with FASD (children, youth and adults) and some of the accommodations that can be provided.

KnowFASD: Difficulty Understanding Time

HOW DOES FASD AFFECT THIS AREA? Developmental Considerations Time is an abstract concept that takes time for all children to understand. Often preschool children struggle

Toxic Stress

This video explains how negative experiences in childhood can impose large costs on brain health and development later in life. Our bodies respond to stress

Resource: Evidence In-Sight: Best practices to support youth with FASD in residential settings

Youth living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in residential group settings require specialized supports and interventions. An organization dedicated to promoting essential community services

Executive Function

This video discusses the importance of executive function, or the “air traffic control” system of the brain. Executive function encompasses the higher order operations that

KnowFASD: Attention and Hyperactivity

HOW DOES FASD AFFECT THIS AREA? Developmental Considerations Children with FASD often show difficulty focusing, maintaining, organizing, and shifting their attention. Some researchers have shown

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