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COVID-19: implications for our practice

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Updated: 08 January 2020

All children are unique and have mana, and the journey to oranga and success for tamariki with FASD needs special knowledge and practice.

Studies suggest 30–50% of children and young people in care may have FASD. The challenges of this brain-based disability can heavily impact children, their families and the social workers, caregivers, schools and professionals surrounding them.

If you are working with a child or young person with FASD or other neuro-developmental condition, it's important to know 'yes' there is something you can do.