Whakapakeketia tamariki FASD | Parenting a child with FASD

It can be very tough being a parent or caregiver of an individual with FASD.

You need to become your child's PA/coach and mentor and it can feel like a 24/7 job. To keep yourself sane and able to stay on the job, self-care is extremely important. If possible you will need as much backup as you can get, and have opportunities for respite.

We have an info-sheet available for download called 'I am a Caregiver', which details the requirements of a tamariki / rangatahi and adult with FASD, with some of the challenges and your role as their caregiver. Download it here.

Here are some common scenarios with ideas to make things a little bit easier.

Common Issues