ARFID: If your child is a picky eater, they could be scared of food

The BBC news has recently highlighted the huge challenges of living and supporting the eating disorder ‘ARFID’, a common co-occurring condition for those who have trauma, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) or Autism.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: FASD Hub South West

FASD Hub South West is a parent-led support group for adoptive parents of children, young people, and adults with or without a formal diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) across the South West of England.

Exclusive bespoke events for parents, hosted by FASD South West 

FASD Hub South West will be hosting more of their hugely successful ‘Ask the Expert Events’ for parents who support a child who has been exposed to trauma, alcohol or/and drugs.

New resource for supporting sensory needs

Becoming a sensory detective can help you to identify if there is a pattern to your child’s sensory needs, and recognise how they react to sensory information. This resource has a great breakdown of needs, as well as sensory strategies to try in school and at home.

FASD – disability or learning difficulty?

A new factsheet on FASD – diagnosis of disability or learning difficulty has just been published by the FASD Network, working collaboratively with FASD Hub South West to help families navigate the terminology and to seek additional support where needed

How can we support dissociative children and young people?

In the run up to Christmas, FASD Hub South West thought it would be helpful to come away from the tinsel and to link with professionals where we aim to

FASD Awareness Month: Do you feel like you need a magic wand?

What is the ‘Right to Choose’?

Feedback from our Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) online workshop

Cassie’s passion and ongoing research into FASD led her in sharing more about:
Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis and how does alcohol impact it?
Why is it so hard for a child with FASD to keep it together in challenging situations?
How can we help support a flipping lid with a child with FASD?