Monday, 8 February 2010

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Here are details of a website which has been designed to raise awareness, give informed choice, provide information and support for people affected by / interested in Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

The FASawareUK website was created to share information.
The first of its kind in the UK. It now hosts a full on support forum with over 800 members, not all active though.

There is a professional resource page. For teachers, there is The Reach to Teach information and there is also the booklet that is free to all teachers.

They have also launched the first distance learning course in the UK that is accredited Ascentis, OCN (North West) are a National Awarding Body, who is recognised by the department for Education and Skills and by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority in Britain.

The website is kept up to date with information and it's all there in one place for individuals to research.

Elaine Hanzak

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