The Piruqatigiit Resource Centre is excited to announce that their first online FASD training in the Tamatta series is now available! The first course is an introduction to FASD and is available for free. The course can be accessed on Piruqatigiit Resource Centre’s website, www.piruqatigiit.ca. This is only the first course in their series.
Final Invitation to Participate in Survey and Interview – Study on Child-to-Parent Aggressive Behaviour in Canada
Research participants wanted
Are you an adoptive parent, kinship or customary caregiver? Do you have a child under 18 years who acts aggressively towards you?
The researchers at the University of Ottawa have extended the due date of the survey for their study on child-to-parent aggressive behaviour in Canada.
You are invited to share your voice with us
For immediate release
NBC’S JANUARY 15, 2022, SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE SKETCH STIGMATIZES FAMILIES WITH FETAL ALCOHOL EXPOSURE (FASD)
Toronto (Tuesday, January 18, 2022) — This past weekend, NBC’S Saturday Night Live (SNL) depicted stigmatizing representations of a family with FASD in one of the show’s sketches. The characters mocked specific challenges sometimes faced by individuals with FASD,
6-Week online mindfulness course for kids with “Marvin the Mindful Marmot”, everyone is welcome! 6 Wednesdays, from January 12 to February 16 2022. Ages 4-8 from 5:30‐6:30 pm and ages 9‐12 from 7:00‐8:00 pm.
Highly beneficial to children with (possible):
- Anger issues
- Sleep problems
- Everyday challenges
The first 25 children who register will receive
Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre is accepting referrals for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Assessment.
Shakagamik-Kwe Health Centre has made an application to obtain funding for a culturally appropriate FASD assessment clinic to serve Indigenous children and youth in northeastern Ontario (see below for a description of their vision). The proposed funder has asked them to identify a defined group of children who have been identified as
The London and Region FASD Conference (LFASDC), strives to be informative, innovative, educational, and inclusive. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Science, Knowledge, and Experience: A Shared Journey”, highlighting the benefits of engaged and meaningful cross-disciplinary partnerships that can facilitate the translation of academic theory into practice, as well as allow personal and community experience to
Are you the parent of a youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) who displays aggression towards family members?
We are currently recruiting participants to be part of a preliminary pilot study to adapt an intervention called Nonviolent Resistance for parents of youth with FASD who display aggression towards themselves or family members. Participating parents will be required to attend weekly individual sessions and at times group sessions for 13 consecutive weeks. As part
The DiG FASD study is an ongoing clinical and genetic research study at the Indiana University School of Medicine. They are working towards better understanding what makes each person with FASD unique, and how genetics may play a role in the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure. It is their hope that the information they learn
What is FASD?
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) i sa disability that can occur if someone was exposed to alcohol before birth. It can affect the body and the brain in different ways. With support, individuals with FASD can continue to thrive and succeed.
The Value of an Assessment
Individuals with FASD can benefit from knowing why they
This online training course is designed to build capacity of staff who provide services to youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
The new training program provides need-to-know information and skills for understanding the impacts of FASD for individuals in the Canadian justice system, identifying and working with individuals with FASD (including profession-specific strategies) and building