Sorting through the wealth of online information on FASD can be a daunting task. What's worth reading, and what's a waste of time? Start with this recommended list of resources to find the information you need to understand and help your child.
On this Parenting Special Needs site
There are lots of articles on this site of interest to parents of children with FASD, but these three will give you a good place to begin.
- What Is FASD?
- First Five Things to Do After Your Child Is Diagnosed with FASD
- Preparing the School for Your Child with FASD
From the About guide to Alcoholism
Buddy T., the About.com guide to Alcoholism/Substance Abuse, has lots of information on FASD. Start with these three articles.
Around the About network
Other sites on About.com offer information about FASD. Start with these three.
Just the facts
These reference sites give good overviews of FASD diagnosis and treatment.
These sites focus exclusively on FASD and offer articles and other resources for parents and families.
Learn about behavior issues and successful behavior management techniques for children with FASD from these resources.
Join one of these e-mail groups to learn from other parents who are raising children with FASD.
Shop these sites for books, tapes, posters, videos, pins, and other FASD-related items.