An Introduction to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) – Self-help Information – NEW

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is an umbrella term used to describe a range of lifelong disabilities that can occur as a result of a fetus being exposed to alcohol during pregnancy.


Who are these resources for?

You could be a parent-to-be, the partner of a parent-to-be, a friend of a parent-to-be, a parent or carer of a person with FASD, a healthcare professional wanting to learn a little more about FASD, or someone who wants to learn about this important subject.

To get the most out of these resources, we recommend that you complete our companion e-Learning – An introduction to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). The e-Learning course introduces you to what FASD is, how it affects someone at different stages of life and the path to diagnosis.

There is also a companion e-Magazine on FASD which focuses on lived experience journeys to FASD diagnosis, navigating health and social care support systems, schools, and education.

DRYMESTER self-help information reproduced with kind permission from NHS Greater Manchester Integrated Care.

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