FASD Activity Recordings

POPFASD TalkED – Episode 03 – Journée du TSAF

Event: Podcast
Language: French
Date: September 2019
Link: https://www.fasdoutreach.ca/resources/all/p/popfasd-talked-e03-journee-du-tsaf?c=popfasd-talked#resource

This episode features Louise Loubier-Morin who is with SAFERA in Quebec. Louise and Meredith (POPFASD) discuss en français what SAFERA has planned for FASD DAY and why its so important. Although our French may not be overly fluent, we wanted to respect Canada’s bilingualism and provide this conversation in French for our listeners. Jouir!

As well, Annette Cormier with FASD Centre of Excellence NB has shared a recent interview in French with FASD Community coordinator and also parent of an adoptive child who is living with FASD.

POPFASD TalkED – Episode 02 – FASD Day

Event: Podcast
Language: English
Date: September 2019
Link: https://www.fasdoutreach.ca/resources/all/p/popfasd-talked-e02-fasd-day?c=popfasd-talked#resource

All across Canada and US there are passionate people organizing great events and activities to raise awareness of FASD. This episode highlights some of those people and the organizations as they share what they have planned for FASD Day (and month). From coast-to-coast-to-coast we hear why it is important to participate in this events and continue to encourage our communities to be involved as we work together to change the conversation from one of stigma and shame to hope and success. In these episodes you’ll find great ideas and inspiration to consider for FASD DAY 2020 or,of course, through out the year as we strive to provide support around education, prevention and services for those impacted by prenatal alcohol exposure.

Show Notes: NB FASD Centre of Excellence website

Links to our interviews in French: with FASD Community coordinator and also parent of an adoptive child who is living with FASD.

Annette Cormier, Maria DesRoche and Nadine Cormier (FASD Community Coordinators) https://www.cjse.ca/programmation/ppjj/

POPFASD TalkED – Episode 01 – FASD Day Eve

Event: Podcast
Language: English
Date: September 2019
Link: https://www.fasdoutreach.ca/resources/all/p/popfasd-talked-e01-fasd-day-eve?c=popfasd-talked#resource

In this episode, we speak with Melissa and Malgosia (on location) who organized a fantastic FASD Day celebration in the park on Sunday. Melissa, a parent, saw that there wasn’t anything currently planned for FASD Day in her community and wanted to create an opportunity for people to get together and not only learn and raise awareness, but also to celebrate those with FASD. She contacted the local Key Workers in the Fraser Valley and together they created a fantastic community event.

Our second guest features POPFASD District Partner, Cori Christensen (SD 23), who along with FASD Awareness Committee organized a fun-filled family and community celebration in Kelowna to raise awareness of FASD. The FASD Awareness Committee is made up of families, supporters and community agencies including: ARC Programs, John Howard Society, Claro Family, Spec-Team Assessment Society, School District 23, MCFD and Interior Health.

POPFASD TalkED – Episode 00 – Intro

Event: Podcast
Language: English
Date: September 2019
Link: https://www.fasdoutreach.ca/resources/all/p/popfasd-talked-e00-intro?c=popfasd-talked

A new POPFASD podcast series that focuses on the educator by providing short episodes that share practical strategies, relevant research and important information through an FASD-Informed Lens. These episodes are meant to be yet another way POPFASD can help support educators as they support the students in their classrooms and schools.

FASD Ontario Webinars

To help users make the best of the FASD Ontario website.  Recordings are approximately 30-45 minutes each.

  • (French) Le site Web TSAF Ontario – Webinaire pour les intervenants
    Thursday, June 6, 2019  – Recording
  • (French) Le site Web TSAF Ontario – Webinaire pour les parents et aidants
    Thursday, June 6, 2019  – Recording
  • (English) The FASD Ontario Website – Webinar for Service Providers
    Wed, Jun 12, 2019 – Recording
  • (English) The FASD Ontario Website – Webinar for Parents and Caregivers
    Wed, Jun 12, 2019 – Recording

8th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Event: Conference presentations
Language: English
Date: March 2019
Link: http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/initiatives/fasd2019/conference-presentations/

This advanced level conference/meeting brought together global experts from multiple disciplines to share international research. From the pure science, to prevention, diagnosis and intervention across the lifespan, the conference addressed the implications of this research and promoted scientific/community collaboration. It provided an opportunity to enhance understanding of the relationships between knowledge and research and critical actions related to FASD.

FASD Through a Variety of Lenses (podcast series)

Event: Podcast
Language: English
Date: February 2019 and ongoing
Link: https://www.fasdoutreach.ca/resources/collections/fasd-through-variety-lenses

This series includes interviews with a motivational speaker with FASD, a neuroscientist, a caregiver, a key-worker, and educators, finishing off with a roundtable discussion about POPFASD and its history. The interviews with these individuals are centered around how we as educators can best support students with FASD in our classrooms.

FASD Learning Series (29 webcasts)

Event: Webcast
Language: English
Date: Archived from 2015-2018
Link: http://csslearningseries.ca/

The FASD Learning Series helps individuals, caregivers, front-line workers and professionals learn more about FASD, and how to support persons with FASD. The educational sessions cover a broad range of topics. Though targeted to residents of Alberta, Canada, much of the content in this series applies to people outside Canada.

8th International Research Conference on Adolescents and Adults with FASD 2018

Event: Conference webcast
Language: English
Date: Archived from April 18-21, 2018
Link: http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/

As individuals diagnosed with FASD continue to age, the “need to know” across a broad spectrum of areas continues to be critically important for identifying clinically relevant research questions and directions. This conference provided an opportunity to examine global research, programs and policies.

3rd Biennial FASD ONE Symposium

Event: Conference webcast
Language: English
Date: Archived Webcast from – March 24, 2016
Link: http://www.fasdontario.ca

An esteemed line-up of presenters who told us about developing plans, recent changes, new ideas and innovative techniques to prevent FASD and support those who are affected.

Caregiving, FASD and Alcohol – Caring About FASD Prevention

Event: Webcast
Language: English
Date: Archived Webcast from – September 9, 2015
Link: https://ken.caphc.org/

Ann Dowsett Johnston discusses dismantling the stigma and how to address an alcogenic culture that blames and shames the FASD community.Dr. Dorothy Badry and Dr. Deb Goodman discuss a practical set of tools and resources that will be useful to healthcare practitioners and caregivers.

 

Awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): Making the Connections

Event: Audio recording and Powerpoint slides
Language: English
Date: September 9th, 2014
Link:  http://www.chnet-works.ca/

Learn about the connections and progress of collaborative efforts from three compelling perspectives of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), including:

  • What’s crucial to know about living with FASD and mental health issues– if you’re a parent, care-giver, front line provider or community member;
  • The important role of front line health providers in prevention, and in talking to women about alcohol use throughout life – especially during pregnancy;
  • What research is telling us about the differences and similarities between the brains of children and youth with FASD, autism and cerebral palsy.

Sensibilisation à l’ensemble des trouble causés par l’alcoolisation fœtale (ETCAF) : Relier les points

Event: Diapositives PowerPoint
Language: French
Date: Le 9 septembre 2014
Link: http://www.chnet-works.ca/

Relier les points et connaître l’avancement des efforts collectifs selon trois perspectives incontournables de l’ensemble des troubles causés par l’alcoolisme fœtal (ETCAF), à savoir :

  • Ce qu’il est crucial de savoir au sujet de la vie avec l’ETCAF et des problèmes de santé mentale – si l’on est parent, soignant, prestataire de soins de première ligne ou membre de la collectivité;
  • Le rôle important des prestataires de soins de première ligne dans la prévention et l’enseignement aux femmes au sujet de l’alcool à toutes les étapes de la vie, notamment au cours de la grossesse;
  • Ce que nous apprend la recherche de pointe sur les différences et les similitudes entre les cerveaux des enfants et des adolescents aux prises avec l’ETCAF, l’autisme et la paralysie cérébrale.

Classroom Teaching (14 videos)

Event: eLearning videos
Language: English
Date: n.d.
Link: https://www.fasdoutreach.ca

Series of e-learning videos for educators with speakers discussing topics on education and students with FASD.

Understanding FASD (17 videos)

Event: eLearning videos
Language: English
Date: n.d.
Link: https://www.fasdoutreach.ca

A series of e-Learning videos for educators to learn about FASD.

Teachables (12 videos)

Event: eLearning videos
Language: English
Date: n.d.
Link: https://www.fasdoutreach.ca

A series of videos with strategies to support students with FASD in the classroom.

Supporting Brain Differences (12 videos)

Event: eLearning videos
Language: English
Date: n.d.
Link: https://www.fasdoutreach.ca/

A series of videos review common brain differences in students with FASD.