What is FASD?

What is FASD?

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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

Foetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) describes a range of conditions caused by exposure to alcohol by a developing foetus.
This week on ITV there is a programme investigating the impact of drinking during pregnancy particularly when a child develops FASD or Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
Exposure: When Pregnant Women Drink
03/03/2015 on ITV from 9:00pm to 10:00pm
In line with this programme we have a special offer on both our dedicated FASD courses.

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and the Criminal Justice System

These courses are ideal for anyone who may work with individuals with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder or anyone wishing to know more about FASD.
Both these courses are authored and tutored by Gloria Armistead MBE.

Gloria is a founding member of the charity Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Aware UK (FASAwareUK) which aims to make people aware of the effects that drinking alcohol can have on an unborn child. Gloria received her MBE for services to FASD for both awareness and reduction of this syndrome.

See Gloria pick up her award below:

Nick Cooper
Nick is NCC's resident blog author and covers a range of subjects, including teaching and health & social care. NCC is an international learning provider with over 20 years’ experience offering learning solutions. To date, NCC has engaged with over 20,000 employers, and delivered quality training to over half a million learners.
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