Registration is now open for the London and Region FASD Conference 2021

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

Launching your FASD clinic

Surrey Place is supporting organizations initiating FASD diagnostic services and clinics.

Services Provided

  • 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

Call for abstracts for the London and Region FASD Conference 2021

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

FASDAY BINGO

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

BC Team Releases a Report about Inequality and FASD

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 FamiliesThis 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

Government of Canada supports projects to help people living with alcohol use disorder

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

Manitoba continues to invest in program to support healthy pregnancies

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

Government of Canada invests in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Prevention in Atlantic Provinces

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