FASD Fact #44: FASD is a spectrum disorder. It impacts everyone differently.

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FASD is a spectrum disorder. Timing and amount of alcohol consumption, age and health of the mother, number of previous children, genetics, and other factors all impact the changes in the developing brain when it’s exposed to alcohol.

People with FASDs have certain brain differences in common, but if you’ve met one person with an FASD…you’ve met one person with an FASD!