Our theme this year has been ‘FASD Think Differently’ and if you have been following our social media you will have noticed our #FASDthinkDifferently hashtag. Why think differently? This reflects the way that individuals with FASD think differently, and that those who parent and support them need to change their expectations and think differently too. We also want to celebrate the success of individuals with FASD and show that they can achieve great things when we all ‘think differently’
Watch our brand new FASD animation, the first of it's kind in the UK 'FASD Makes Me, Me'. #FASDMakesMeMe #FASDAnimation
“Now you have met Charlie, download a colouring sheet and add some colour to their day!”
Follow up using hashtags #FASDthinkDifferently #FASDMonth #FASDworkingTogether #FASDay #FASDFacts #FASD #redshoesrock”
What is FASD Awareness Day?Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day originated in Canada with the first FASD Day taking place on 9th September 1999. This date was chosen as it is was the 9th day of the 9th month of the year, to represent the 9 months of pregnancy and raise awareness of the importance of having an alcohol-free pregnancy for the full nine months to prevent FASD. Since then the campaign has gathered global recognition with many countries now taking part in activities to raise awareness of FASD and the prevention of alcohol exposed pregnancies.
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HashtagsAlong with our FASD Hub Scotland hashtag #FASDworkingTogether we will also use the following:#IcanFASD, #FASDay, #RedShoesRock, #FASD #FASDMonth
You can also download our handy FASD Social Media Toolkit
We are inviting you to complete our FASD Parent/Carer Experience Survey.
This September, we have lots of exciting things planned, and you can help us by taking part.
Find out more details about the FASD specific webinars going on during the month.