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FASD is a Matter of Justice Presentation and Youth Perspective

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is an irreversible brain injury caused by prenatal alcohol exposure. The average age that children with FASD start having trouble with the law is 12. Learn how FASD impacts cognitive development and supportive strategies that can change that pathway.


*Learn the impact prenatal exposure to alcohol may have on fetal development, especially the brain.

*Explore why individuals with an FASD may be at increased risk for criminal justice involvement

*Discuss considerations for judges & strategies for accommodations related to addressing FASD in the courts. 

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