Understanding Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Course

Our Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder course gives you an overview of what FASD is and helps you recognise the signs and symptoms of the disorders.

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    Understanding Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Course Overview:

    Our Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder course gives you an overview of what FASD is and helps you recognise the signs and symptoms of the disorders. Our Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder course outlines tools and strategies for the support, care and education of someone affected with FASD­­­­ and how it may affect them across their lifespan. We also help you understand the screening and diagnosis process.

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    The course is delivered over 3 hours

    Our group training is offered for 15 attendees per trainer

    This training is available to be delivered in a environment.

    What is covered:

    Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is an umbrella term that covers a range of alcohol-related birth defects. These are all caused by exposure of alcohol to a foetus whilst still in the womb. They are categorised into the following areas:

    • Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)
    • Partial Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (PFAS)
    • Alcohol Related Neuro-developmental Disorder (ARND)
    • Alcohol Related Birth Defects (ARBD)
    • Neurodevelopmental disorder as a result of prenatal exposure to alcohol (ND-PAE)
    • Children born with FASD may exhibit biological and psychological problem. They may have difficulties with memory, cognition, executive functioning and adaptive functioning. As a spectrum disorder, FASD affects each child differently, and to a different extent.

    Who is the course for?

    This course is suitable for everyone working with children and young people to understand the effects and challenges of FASD and be able to recognise and support individuals who are affected.

    What will you achieve?

    • Define what Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is
    • Recognise signs and symptoms of the disorders
    • Understand the screening and diagnosis process
    • Identify how FASD affects across the lifespan of an individual
    • Outline tools and strategies for the support, care and education of someone affected with FASD­­­­
    • Understand the importance of accurate record keeping

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