The FASD Trust was started in January 2007 in response to the growing number of requests for information on FASD being received by the adoptive parents of a child with FAS.
- To improve the understanding of those with FASD.
- To increase the support that those with FASD and their families/carers receive, not just from statutory bodies, but from the wider community.
- To prevent others being born with FASD.
- To provide resources and training and to raise awareness on FASD and the potential dangers of drinking in pregnancy.
- Supports families affected by FASD (Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders), including FAS, FAE and ARND.
- Informs people about FASD is, nor only to increase the understanding of those affected and the support available to them, but also to prevent this condition arising in others.
- Runs support groups.
- Holds training seminars.
- Provides advice on "best practice" to teachers, medics and other professionals involved in the care of those with FASD.
- Informs local and national decision makers to ensure provision for those with FASD.
- Collaborates with others.
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