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FASD happens sometimes when someone is exposed to alcohol before they were born, when they are still inside the womb.
The developing baby’s brain and body can be affected.
FASD lasts a lifetime but there are ways to make life easier.
If someone has FASD it means their brain processes things differently. Some things other people do might be harder for someone with FASD.
These all can be harder for someone with FASD. But with the right support and understanding of FASD, people with FASD can shine.
People with FASD also have many strengths.
These are just a few of the many strengths people with FASD have.
Once you and the people around you understand your brain and how it works, there are lots of coping strategies that can help.