The Society of Special Needs Adoptive Parents (SNAP), a non-profit, provincially-funded organization in British Columbia, produced the first edition of this booklet in response to many requests from parents and professionals caring for children affected by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and other alcohol-related birth defects (ARBD, ARND).

The booklet covers the following topics:

  • Definitions and Facts
  • Common Manifestations
  • Common Misconceptions
  • Information Processing
  • Structure, Supervision, Simplicity, Steps and Context
  • Parenting Suggestions
  • Guidelines for Daily Living
  • Special Considerations for Infants
  • Special Considerations for Adolescents
  • Parents’ Needs
  • Assessments and Referrals
  • Talking to Your Child with FASD
  • Resource List

Daily Living Guide for Parents and Children with FASD

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Credit / Sources

Editions of this booklet were published by the Ministry for Children and Families (MCF) and originally by The Society of Special Needs Adoptive Parents (SNAP). Information on contact them is including in the forward of the booklet.

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