Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is an umbrella term used to describe the range of disabilities caused by prenatal exposure to alcohol. FASD is a lifelong condition with no cure.
Human Services supports programs and services designed to prevent FASD and serve Albertans of all ages who are affected by FASD, including:
- Employment Services
- Disability Services
- Financial Support
- Early Childhood Development
- Child Intervention
- Family Violence and Bullying Prevention
Through the Alberta FASD Cross-Ministry Committee, Human Services works in partnership with provincial and federal government ministries, community organizations, professionals and other stakeholders in developing and supporting services for people affected by FASD and their caregivers. Learn more about what government is doing about FASD.