KnowFASD: Difficulty with Money

HOW DOES FASD AFFECT THIS AREA? Money is often a difficult concept for individuals with FASD to master. This can impact their ability to maintain

KnowFASD: Adaptive Functioning Difficulties

WHAT IS ADAPTIVE FUNCTION? Adaptive function, otherwise known as adaptive behaviour involves many aspects of functioning, such as communication, daily living skills, and social skills. It is

KnowFASD: Sexual Behaviours

HOW DOES FASD AFFECT THIS AREA? Individuals with prenatal alcohol exposure tend to show increased behaviour problems compared to their peers, including sexually inappropriate behaviours. These behaviours

KnowFASD: Sensory Difficulties

HOW DOES FASD AFFECT THIS AREA? Children with FASD may have problems processing sensory information. A child might be overly stimulated by their environment (hypersensitive) or

KnowFASD: Mental Health Problems

HOW DOES FASD AFFECT THIS AREA? Individuals with FASD tend to have more mental health issues than the general population. Researchers have found that as

KnowFASD: Caregiver Burnout

WHY DOES IT HAPPEN? Caregiver burnout is a state of stress and fatigue resulting from caring for an individual, or individuals, for an extended period

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