(in French) Miser sur les points forts : Atelier de renforcement des capacités familiales liées au TSAF

Joignez-vous à nous! Atelier de renforcement des capacités familiales liées au trouble du spectre de l’alcoolisation fœtale (TSAF). Le troubles du spectre de l’alcoolisation fœtale (TSAF) est un terme de diagnostic qui décrit les effets sur le cerveau et le corps des personnes dont la mère a consommé de l’alcool durant sa grossesse. Le TSAF […]

New Ontario Groups for Adults with FASD or Suspected FASD

Ontario Social Group for Adults with FASD or suspected FASD Join us to meet others with FASD throughout the province. You will see some old friends and make new friends. During these sessions, we will talk about what matters to you. We will share information and learn something new, all from the comfort of your […]

NEW: 6-week live online mindfulness programs

We are happy to share two new opportunities for children and teens: 6-week Live Online Mindfulness Program for Kids The 6-week online mindfulness course for children will present a range of strategies to help children learn to focus, concentrate and calm difficult emotions. A variety of valuable mindfulness resources including “Marvin the Mindful Marmot” and […]

Two new Province-wide virtual groups for adults living with FASD!

The Fetal Alcohol Resource Program at ABLE2 is happy to announce the first two Province-wide virtual groups for adults living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): FASD Educational Group FASD Social Group Both groups will be held monthly. You can participate at your comfort level from the comfort of your home. Join host, Darlene Donnelly […]

FASD International Awareness Day

FASD Day, and the month of September, is devoted to raising awareness, and to challenge current misinformation and stigma surrounding FASD. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a lifelong disability that affects the brain and body of people who were exposed to alcohol prenatally.   Ways To Support FASD Awareness: Wear red shoes or a […]

New Webinar: Loss, Grief, and FASD

Register now for CanFASD’s newest webinar presentation on Friday July 10, 2020 at 1:00pm EDT. Dr. Dorothy Badry, CanFASD’s Child Welfare Research Lead, will be discussing loss, grief, and resilience in relation to FASD along with members from the CanFASD Family Advisory Committee and the FASD community. Loss and grief seem to go hand in hand in […]

National conference aims to raise awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Organizers say 225 people from across Canada have gathered for the 10th annual Anishinabek G7 FASD conference to foster understanding, awareness and collaboration, including Valencia Poulton. She shared her story about living with FASD with the crowd. “Sometimes I get really jumpy and jittery, at times I can’t sit still, at times I can’t focus, and […]

People living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder share their stories

Particpants at FASD conference in Sudbury talk about their daily challenges People living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder are getting the chance to tell their stories. A conference wraps up in Sudbury Friday highlighting some of the life challenges people with FASD face . The event is hosted by several community groups, including Health Sciences […]


While the movement started as International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day on September 9, 1999, it has grown over the last 20 years to many towns, cities, provinces, states and countries recognizing an awareness week and many are using the entire month to increase awareness. Even though we need to continue to spotlight and raise […]