Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder / FASD Factors – Does This Sound Like You?

People with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) or Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) often have some of the factors below in their history.

  • Raised in foster care or adopted.
  • A history of chemical dependency / child protection.
  • Received many diagnoses such as ADHD, Autism, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Bi-Polar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, etc.
  • Are easily distracted, hyperactive, inattentive, or impulsive.
  • Consistently displays extreme behavior (aggression, emotional instability).
  • Have been involved with the criminal justice system.
  • Has trouble remembering rules.
  • Makes the same mistakes repeatedly.
  • Displays difficulties in holding a job.

If you have experienced some of these factors, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) or Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) may be a contributing issue. Explore this website to learn more about the effects of drinking alcohol during pregnancy (including beer, wine, spirits, etc.).

Contact Info

Indiana NOFAS, Inc.
1431 North Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202