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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Month in September

Date: Tuesday, 12th Sep 2023 | Category: General

September is Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness month. Informed practitioners can make the world of difference in the lives of people with FASD and their families.

The National Organisation of FASD offer e-learning, and in person or virtual training focusing on the cause of FASD, identifying the signs and symptoms, and strategies for supporting a person with FASD. You can also find a wealth of information on their website.

You can also view the NICE Quality Standard on FASD which covers assessing and diagnosing FASD in children and young people. It also covers support during pregnancy to prevent FASD. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.