The association is dedicated to:
  • Raising awareness about FASD (FAS,pFAS,ARND,ARBD).
  • Helping to reduce the incidence of birth defects and neurological damage caused by prenatal exposure to alcohol.
  • Supporting families, carers and individuals, struggling with the lifelong disabilities associated with FASD, by providing information.
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders is the leading known cause of intellectual learning disabilities.
  • Most individuals with FASD have normal intelligence.
  • FASD causes serious social and behaviour problems.
  • No amount of alcohol is known to be safe during pregnancy.
  • Alcohol causes more damage to baby than any other drug.
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders are preventable.



International FASD Day 9th of September 2019

Pregnancy and Alcohol: HSE launches information campaign on Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Day


Recent FASD Publications

The Knotted Cord'. Transgenerational Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ARND)
Author Kieran D. O'Malley (Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist,FASD Specialist, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin Charlemont Clinic, Dublin, Ireland)

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Interdisciplinary perspectives

Recent Advances in Autism Spectrum Disorders - Volume I

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