FASD, or Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is on the rise in our schools and is now thought to affect as many of our young people as autism does (around 1 in 100 students). Learn more about it here as well as how you can support children in your classroom who have FASD.
What is FASD?
The FASD Trust tells us that:
FASD is a series of preventable birth defects caused entirely by a woman drinking alcohol at any time during her pregnancy, often even before she knows that she is pregnant. Beer, wine, spirits – it’s all the same to the developing baby.
The term “Spectrum” is used because…
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