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
In April 2021 the BC Representative for Children & Youth released a report entitled Excluded: Increasing Understanding, Support and Inclusion for Children with FASD and their Families. This comprehensive report challenges the stigma surrounding FASD and brings attention to the significant issues with services related to FASD assessment, diagnosis, and support. It highlights the major inequalities people
Alcohol is one of the most commonly used substances among Canadians. According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information, hospitalizations due to alcohol-related harms and overall alcohol consumption increased during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. High-risk drinking and alcohol use disorder (AUD) have significant and widespread health, social, and economic consequences. The Government of
The Manitoba government is providing more than $825,000 over three years to Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre of Winnipeg, Inc. (AHWC) to deliver an outreach program that gives intensive support to people who are pregnant or have recently had a baby and use substances, Families Minister Rochelle Squires announced today.
“Through the Insight Mentoring Program, women
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a complex and preventable disability that affects the brain and body of people prenatally exposed to alcohol. Those living with FASD can face many challenges, including physical impairments, and learning, behavioural and mental problems, throughout their lives. Each individual with FASD is unique and has areas of both strengths