Dispelling the myths Alcohol & Pregnancy
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.
For everyone Benefits of a diagnosis
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
Diagnostic categories & criteria
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.