Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: FASD Hub South West

FASD Hub South West s 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.

The group offers you confidentiality, a safe space to talk, a friendly ear to listen, family days out, guest speaker events, training, support with education challenges and 1:1 peer to peer support.

They offer friendship, a safe place to be open and a listening ear. Take part in Zoom calls, join the conversation on WhatsApp and enjoy days out!

Please visit their FASD South West website which is packed with resources and new information on FASD, education, benefits, health, Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) and much more!

‘What is FASD?’ – find the latest research and the full story on the FASD Hub South West website.

If you, a family member, friend or school have questions or would like access to:

  • FASD-focused resources for home and school
  • information of forthcoming events and guest speakers
  • access to Facebook groups
  • friendship
  • discreet 1:1 support

please email FASD South West: fasd.southwest@gmail.com, follow the Facebook page or take a look at the resources at fasdsouthwest.org

Undiagnosed, diagnosed or not sure what FASD is?

The group offer you confidentiality, a safe space to talk and a friendly ear to listen.

Get in touch and find out more through:

  • Email – you can email us and just chat to an experienced parent with a child or young person with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder  fasdsouthwest@gmail.com
  • Facebook –  Friends Facebook page gives us lots of experience and support from across the South West and FASD Alliance
  • Online – we run a monthly Online Friends session where we just chat and share stories; first Tuesday of every month via Zoom
  • Drop in – subject specific sessions where we share ideas or hear from guest speakers
  • Website – we share resources of carers and parents, FASD professionals in the UK and our FASD Alliance in the UK and internationally:  fasdsouthwest.org
  • WhatsApp – we provide a discrete WhatsApp Responsive Friends Group where we support each others challenges and celebrate our smallest but biggest marathon wins
  • Play – we meet up and let our children just be themselves… they connect on a totally different level
  • Cake – we meet up, chat, laugh, share stories and eat cake…. we are there for each other if we need to offer support

“You are not alone in this – we will welcome you to a safe space to explore FASD and be supported by other parents who care.”

To join: If you would like to be added to the confidential mailing list for FASD resources and events please email: fasd.southwest@gmail.com