The following are many areas of strength for individuals with FASD:

  • Affectionate

  • Artistic

  • Caring

  • Creative

  • Determined 

  • Every day is a new day

  • Friendly

  • Generous

  • Good with younger children, elderly people, people with physical disabilities and animals

  • Hard working

  • Have points of insight

  • Helpful

  • Likeable

  • Non-Judgemental

  • Outgoing

  • Persistent

  • Talkative



Dubovsky, Dan (2015, June). Improving outcomes for students and their families by understanding the brain basis of fetal alcohol Spectrum disorder and modifying approaches.  SERCC Conference.  Waterloo, Ontario.