There are many support groups which may be able to assist sufferers of Fetal Anti Convulsant Syndrome (F.A.C.S), as there may be many of them who also suffer with other disorders such as:-
Cleft Lip & Palate
We are in contact with numerous other support groups and are able to give you names, addresses and phone numbers of the people in your area.
Support groups such as:-
AFASIC - Association for all speech impaired children
A.S.B.A.H - Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus
B.E.A - British Epilepsy Assocation (Epilepsy Action)
N.S.E - National Society for Epilepsy
N.A.S - National Autistic Society
P.A.C.E - Parent and Children with Epilepsy
A.D.H.D/ A.D.D Support Groups
These are all very important especially if you need or want to know more about your childs disorder.
It is possible for your child to have a diagnosis of F.A.C.S. and also one of the above disorders. There are so many different problems connected to F.A.C.S that 4 or 5 of these problems when put together can add up to other difficulties e.g. Short term memory, fine and / or gross motor problems, balance problems. speech difficulties may all add up to dyspraxia.