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.).