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
Surrey Place is supporting organizations initiating FASD diagnostic services and clinics.
- Plan and implement diagnostic clinic
- Problem-solve obstacles for existing clinics
- Suggest and select appropriate diagnostic tools
- Assist in setting up a virtual platform for assessment
- Offer time-limited clinic coordination
- Support the development of an effective intake process
- Help to overcome the complex challenges
The 2021 London FASD Conference planning committee is pleased to invite abstract submissions for featured oral and poster presentations to be delivered at this year’s virtual conference.
Abstract topics may be research-based or practice-based. This conference is inclusive of individuals from various personal and professional backgrounds and we request that abstracts are accessible
Health Nexus is pleased to present two of the FASD groups funded this cycle!
The first one is a new virtual provincial group for senior caregivers of adult children with FASD or suspected FASD launching this Fall. This group has been organized by Elspeth Ross, Barbara Sabourin and Nancy Lockwood. Monthly meetings will be
FASD Month is just around the corner! Held every year during the month of September, FASD Awareness Month is a time to raise awareness about FASD and the potential impacts of alcohol use during pregnancy and to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of those with FASD.
FASD Month is centered around FASD Day, held on
If you are looking for ideas to create awareness leading up to and on International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day (September 9) then Our Sacred Breath have put together a fun activity to help build excitement and give you some suggestions for simple activities!
It’s FASDay Bingo!
They will be uncovering squares on the Bingo
The Coordinated Service Planning Provincial (CSP) Network hosted a series of interactive online workshops to help caregivers across Ontario increase their knowledge and practical skills to support children and youth with FASD. Each workshop features FASD workers from one of the five Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) regions.
The recordings are now online,
Researchers at the University of Victoria have tapped into a booming gaming industry to help improve brain function and cognitive abilities in children with disabilities.
A team at UVic, building on years of study, have partnered with the private sector to create Dino Island, a video game that takes children with neurodevelopment disabilities on a tour
Individuals with FASD tend to show high rates of impulsivity and risky behaviour. Impulsivity becomes a concern in young childhood and continues into adolescence and adulthood along with unpredictable behaviour and risk taking. Risky and impulsive behaviours may show up in many different forms in individuals with
Government of Canada supports first national guideline on high-risk drinking and alcohol use disorder
OTTAWA, ON, Jan. 29, 2021 /CNW/ – High-risk drinking and alcohol use disorder (AUD) can have significant health, social and economic consequences for individuals and communities. However, a lack of research, limited access to substance use specialists, and insufficient training resources mean that AUD can frequently go unrecognized or untreated in Canada.
To providing care to