www.faseout.ca 2008 LEARNING The first step to prevention is learning the basics LEVEL ONE:
www.faseout.ca 2008 LEARNING What does FASD stand for? a)Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder b)Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder c)Fetal Alcohol Sexual Dysfunction d)Fetal Alcohol Structural Defect b) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
www.faseout.ca 2008 LEARNING FASD is strictly a women’s issue. True False
www.faseout.ca 2008 AWARENES S The second step to prevention is being aware of the issues. LEVEL TWO:
www.faseout.ca 2008 AWARENES S When is it most safe to drink alcohol during pregnancy? a)Third trimester b)Never c)First trimester d)Any time b) Never
www.faseout.ca 2008 AWARENES S` The symptoms of FASD: a) Decrease slowly in terms of mental disabilities. b) Increase over time in terms of physical characteristics. c) Are lifelong and can affect all aspects of an individual’s life. d) Are the same regardless of the amount/time of alcohol consumption by the mother. c) Are lifelong and can affect all aspects of an individual’s life.
www.faseout.ca 2008 KNOWLEDG E The third step to prevention is knowing the facts! LEVEL THREE:
www.faseout.ca 2008 KNOWLEDG E Physical characteristics of FAS are: a) Short opening between eye lids and a cleft palate. b)Thin upper lip, flattened vertical grooves between nose and upper lip and short opening between eye lids. c) Thin upper lip and abnormal spinal curve. d) Bowlegged and a cleft palate b)Thin upper lip, flattened vertical grooves between nose and upper lip and short opening between eye lids.
www.faseout.ca 2008 KNOWLEDG E Behavioural and mental characteristics are: b) Non-creative and difficulty handling money. c) Compulsive lying and experience night terrors. d) Difficulty with decision making, sleeping and forming friendships a) Experience hallucinations and have trouble sleeping. d) Difficulty with decision making, sleeping and forming friendships
www.faseout.ca 2008 WISDOM The fourth step to prevention is having the wisdom to make informed choices. LEVEL FOUR:
www.faseout.ca 2008 WISDOM If you choose to drink while pregnant, which form of alcohol would be the least damaging to the fetus? a)Spirits b)Beer c)Wine d)All are equally harmful
www.faseout.ca 2008 There is a law in Ontario stating that all establishments serving/selling alcohol must have a sign indicating the risk of FASD True False
www.faseout.ca 2008 WISDOM What is Sandy’s Law? (Ontario only) a) Bartenders cannot serve alcohol to visibly pregnant women. b) Where alcohol is served there must be appropriate and visible signs warning clients of the dangers of drinking while pregnant. c) Visibly pregnant women are not allowed to enter alcohol serving facilities. d) In order for a bartender to serve a visibly pregnant woman, she/he must advise them of the dangers of drinking while pregnant. b) Where alcohol is served there must be appropriate and visible signs warning clients of the dangers of drinking while pregnant
www.faseout.ca 2008 APPRECIATION The fifth step to prevention is having an appreciation for the issues. LEVEL FIVE:
www.faseout.ca 2008 APPRECIATION Which of the following statements is true? a)Alcohol passes freely through the placenta. b) Women who drink during pregnancy always give birth prematurely. c) By vomiting after drinking, women can lower the affects of alcohol on the fetus. d) Alcohol consumption can cause men to produce abnormal sperm which cause FASD. a)Alcohol passes freely through the placenta.
www.faseout.ca 2008 APPRECIATION What is the most dangerous substance to the development of the fetus? a) Cocaine b) Cigarettes c) Alcohol d) Coffee c) Alcohol
www.faseout.ca 2008 Prevention Putting it all together! LEVEL SIX:
www.faseout.ca 2008 Prevention If a women is planning a pregnancy when should she stop drinking? a) Once she thinks she might be pregnant b) Once her doctor confirms that she is pregnant c) When she starts experiencing morning sickness d) Before she starts trying to get pregnant