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

KnowFASD: Academic Difficulties

HOW DOES FASD AFFECT THIS AREA? Many individuals with FASD experience academic difficulties, which may reflect underlying difficulties or lack of exposure to consistent schooling.

KnowFASD: Information Processing

HOW DOES FASD AFFECT THIS AREA? Information processing has been found to be slower in individuals with FASD. School aged children with FASD may have

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

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

KnowFASD: Negative Behaviours

  Negative Behaviours HOW DOES FASD AFFECT THIS AREA? Children with FASD often struggle with behavioural expectations more than typically developing children. These behavioural issues

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