Red Shoes Rock for FASD! September 9 marks International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness day. On Saturday, a “Red Shoes Rock Banner” celebration hosted by Maryann Post of the FASD Advocacy Support Group to commemorate the placement of the banner (a first for Belleville) to promote awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder was held […]
International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day is just under a month away. Here are some ideas and planning suggestions from FASworld and the Red Shoes Rock team on how to plan a Bell Concordance or ideas for a minute of reflection. These can be group activities or a reflection you undertake on your own […]
Fighting for a Future-2004 and Are we still fighting for a future-2019 The first ‘Fighting for a Future’ Symposium held in 2004 identified six areas that needed action for change and needed further research and support for individuals with FASD. They were: 1) Homelessness, 2) Finances, 3) Physical and Mental Health, 4) Education, Programming and […]
At least 90% of individuals with FASD are also diagnosed with one or more mental health issues. Individuals with FASD are not alone in their mental health diagnoses. One in five Canadians are diagnosed with a mental illness; and two in three Canadians do not access the mental health services they need, largely due to […]
Video where panel participants discuss the harmful effects of alcohol and pregnancy and how a province-wide prevention approach can help reduce and prevent FASD. Join the FASD Prevention Conversation team from across Alberta to learn more about the Prevention Conversation and how Alberta is making progress to reduce FASD. (Watch the video)
The Board of Directors of Kids Brain Health is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. James Reynolds as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) of the Network. Dr. Reynolds, a Professor of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, and Associate Dean in the School of Graduate Studies at Queen’s University, has been serving as KBHN’s interim CSO since […]
FASD: Support and Resources. This annual conference in Sault Ste Marie features keynote speakers Jodee Kulp and Dr. Alan Bocking, a panel presentation of parents, caregivers and people with lived experience as well as many workshops. Read more.