Living With FASD

These resources address how individuals with FASD are affected by the condition during different stages in their lives. Click on a heading or link to view the information.


Strategies for Addressing FASD  A 1-page chart that lists challenges, across the lifespan, for individuals with FASD and strategies to help address those challenges.

Developmental Overview of FAS/E Through the Eyes of Parents

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: A Parents Guide to Caring for a Child Diagnosed with FAS

Who Has to Change? Trying Their Hardest, Doing Their Best! What It Is Like to Live with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Executive Functioning  A PDF of a slide presentation discussing the kinds of deficits in this area that are characteristic of alcohol-related brain damage. May be useful in working with a clinician, teacher or others in describing the individual’s adaptive function challenges.

Social Thinking – Paradigm and Training for Persons with Brain-Based Interpersonal Challenges

FASD Signs and Symptoms Through the Lifespan

Health and Safety

Special FASD Issues

FASD and the Family

Tips and Tactics

Telling Your Child He Has an FASD

University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine Center for Disabilities Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Handbook

About FASD

Journey Through the Healing Circle A series of four videos for caregivers and family members of children who may have been exposed to alcohol during pregnancy. They use a traditional Native American storytelling approach. FASD is broached in a non-threatening, respectful manner.