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Preventing FASD

It is critical that everyone is aware of the advice: To prevent harm from alcohol to their unborn child, women who are pregnant or planning a pregnancy should not drink alcohol.

Information on the diagnostic process for parents and carers

Advice on getting a referral for a FASD assessment

Learn about the process for a FASD assessment

What you need to know about the next steps after receiving a FASD diagnosis

For health professionals

Principles of management and successful interventions

It's important that health professionals, service providers and anyone who works with those living with FASD uses a 'FASD lens' when developing programs and supports, to meet the individual where they are. Systems and programs need to be modified to meet the needs of the person with FASD - not the other way around.

Here are five key principles to guide the management of FASD.