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(en anglais) 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 […]

(en anglais) 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 […]

(en anglais) 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 […]

(en anglais) 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 […]

(en anglais) Red Shoes Rock and raise awareness for FASD

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 […]

(en anglais) Mental Health and FASD – Still Fighting for a Future: Exploring 15 Years of Progress on FASD in Canada

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 […]