FASD Connection Peel is a community of caregivers with a mission to encourage and equip others living and supporting individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in the Region of Peel. We endeavor to raise awareness about the prevention of FASD, to provide practical information and support to caregivers as well as to advocate for better systems and resources within the Region of Peel.



Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a diagnostic term describing a spectrum of effects to an individual who was prenatally exposed to alcohol.

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FASD is a preventable birth defect. The brain of an unborn baby develops throughout the entire pregnancy making them vulnerable to damage from alcohol exposure at any time.

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Diagnosis involves a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach that includes a history, physical examination, and neurodevelopmental assessment.

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6Feb 2018

FASD Advocacy Gains Some Traction

Politics invokes a variety of reactions in people, from impassioned criticism to bland indifference. Many people may even feel deeply cynical about the workings of politics and think that it’s [...]

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