7 things I just learned about FASD

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Last week I finished a seven week webinar presented by an organization called Families Affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder or FAFASD.

The webinar was for families and caregivers of people affected by FASD. I have taken many courses, read numerous books, and talked with others but believe I can always learn something new. It is good to keep on top of the latest developments and research. The opportunity to connect with others who are facing the same challenges, stresses and successes is also a wonderful thing.

While some of this I may have had an idea about, much of it was brand new information I have not heard in my eight year experience of parenting a child with FASD. So here is my list of 7 things I didn’t know before that I know now:

1. A brain damaged by alcohol continues to develop until age 30.

The brain…

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