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What does FASD stand for?

FASD stands for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

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The problem of FAS does seem to be on federal radar as a potentially major prevention initiative, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration is certainly aware of the problem as the agency cites fetal alcohol spectrum disorders as more common than autism.
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can lead to a range of developmental disorders and birth defects, referred to collectively as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
Nishnawbe Aski Nation Deputy Grand Chief Terry Waboose wants Ontario to develop an integrated provincial strategy for prevention and support services for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a non-diagnostic umbrella term that covers several medical diagnoses associated with prenatal alcohol exposure, which include: fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), partial fetal alcohol syndrome (pFAS), alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder (ARND), and alcohol-related birth defects (ARBD).