Self-Regulation in FASD and me

Date Reviewed Apr 2020
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Supporting co-regulation and self-regulation is always important. In the current situation, focusing on regulation is critical. This article provides some wonderful insight into self-regulation and FASD along with some useful tips and strategies.


We know individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder often struggle with self-regulation, which can lead to many problems throughout life, but how many of us really understand what it is? Difficulties with self-regulation are part of executive functioning, which are higher level cognitive functions, such as inhibition, problem solving, attention, planning, etc.