We work to improve efforts toward fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) prevention, identification, services and support for people affected by it. FASD is caused by maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy. While the effects of FASD are irreversible, it is important to remember that FASD is 100 percent preventable.
The effects from prenatal alcohol exposure range from mild to severe and impact each person differently. The disruption in fetal development may lead to behavioral problems, learning disabilities, physical or developmental disabilities and other issues.
Possible difficulties or challenges might include:
We help those with FASD by providing:
Get additional information on our Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders clinic.