March 22, 2018

Please could you take two minutes to complete our survey. This is quite an urgent request, as all surveys need to be completed no later than THIS SUNDAY (March 25th). Your help is much appreciated and the information gathered will help improve FASD awareness and servic...

March 21, 2018

As soon as my husband and I met we knew we wanted to be parents, one way or another. We chose not to go down the medical route after years of trying naturally and what felt like hundreds of tests. We decided to adopt. We attended workshops, as well as meet and greets b...

March 15, 2018

So, first off, congratulations on finding the time to read this snip-it of our life, and an even bigger congratulations to myself for finding the time to actually write it! Anyone who has FASD in their life in any shape or form knows how hard finding time can be.


Liam...

November 28, 2017

Hi I am a carer for a young man with FASD.

The weekly youth group he attends provides an opportunity for him to be sociable, meet other young adults who have additional needs and engage in activities suitable to their ages. He has been attending for a while and this has...

November 21, 2017

November's Support group was a huge success, featuring a FASD birth mother training talk from Pip Williams.

All our support group sessions are free to attend and feature different subjects each month. The sessions are a great way to learn more about the different aspect...

November 14, 2017

Co-founder Sharon Jackson shares her FASD thought of the week:

"How many people living on the street have FASD?"

October 30, 2017


Our foster son struggled to settle at night, as well as being hyperactive during the day. He was affected by the smallest of stimuli. He would often get up in the night and we feared for his safety, so we put an alarm on his bedroom door invested in a house alarm with...

October 20, 2017

This week I have realised our foster son cannot control his lying.


This is something we have to learn to live with.

I cannot change his behaviour. I have tried consequences, talking about his lies and rewarding him when he tells the truth. The only understanding I have...

October 16, 2017

Co-founder Sharon Jackson shares her FASD thought of the week:


"How would you feel if you saw a mother at a bar, filling her newborn baby's bottle with wine?


Why it is different while the baby is inside the mother?"

October 14, 2017

I'm so proud of Andy who turned 26 this week. He came to me as a foster child aged 9 and already had a diagnosis of FASD – he was told he would amount to nothing...

Look at what he has achieved.

Now he is a member of the National FASD Advisory Committee, Advising the NOF...

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