What Should I Look For?
What is FASD?*
FASD can be characterized by specific physical features and brain based difficulties and possible physical issues, BUT a team assessment and diagnosis must be completed to provide a global picture of a child’s strengths and difficulties.
FASD and Family Support
Offered through Grande Prairie Site only
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) refers to a complex range of brain based difficulties that can result from prenatal exposure to alcohol.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Family Support Program
Support families and help them to better understand their children
Help caregivers to gain new skills and strategies to use when caring for their children
Provide education and awareness on FASD to individuals, families, educators, health care providers and the community
Provide referrals and connect individuals and families to services in the community that they can access
Advocate with families
Support caregivers in learning to reframe behaviours and come up with accommodations to address problematic behaviours