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

KnowFASD: Feeding Problems

HOW DOES FASD AFFECT THIS AREA? Developmental Considerations Typically developing babies will usually have developed the skills needed for breast feeding by 6 weeks of

KnowFASD: Executive Function

WHAT IS EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING? Executive functioning is an umbrella term used to describe many cognitive skills involved in goal oriented behaviour. It includes mental processes

KnowFASD: Feelings and Emotions

HOW DOES FASD AFFECT THIS AREA? Individuals with FASD may struggle to manage with their own emotions and understanding how their emotions are affecting them,

KnowFASD: Impulsivity and Risky Behaviour

HOW DOES FASD AFFECT THIS AREA? Individuals with FASD tend to show high rates of impulsivity and risky behaviour. Impulsivity becomes a concern in young

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