Welcome to the
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Study Group, (FASDSG)
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can lead to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.
FASD can include significant defects in the fetal brain, cardiovascular and skeletal systems.
The life-long consequences for the child can include cognitive deficits and a variety of behavioral and social problems.
FASDSG members are researchers, clinicians and administrators with a strong professional interest in FASD
- Educates the public.
- Supports research into the causes and consequences of FASD.
- Supports research into behavioral and biochemical therapies.
- Promotes prevention of FASD and treatment for alcohol-exposed children.
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FASDSG is an affiliate of