F.A.S.: When the Children Grow Up
Catalogue Number: NFB534225
Producer: National Film Board of Canada
Producers: Sharon Bartlett, Maria LeRose
Directors: Sharon Bartlett, Maria LeRose
Producing Agencies: Bartlett LeRose Productions Ltd. (North Vancouver),Knowledge Network (Burnaby)
Subject: Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Health and Medicine, Health and Medicine, People With Disabilities, Social Studies
Grade Level: Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2002
Running Time: 40m 06s
Closed Captions: Yes
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When a pregnant woman drinks alcohol, she can do irreparable harm to her baby. This program explores the realities of living with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (F.A.S.) and partial F.A.S., called Fetal Alcohol Effects (F.A.E.), the leading causes of birth defects. The effects associated with F.A.S. continue even when children become adults.
This documentary tells the stories of three adults living with F.A.S., along with commentary from experts in the field.
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