(en anglais) Outcomes of Children with FASD in the Child Welfare System

Background Children living in the child welfare system (i.e. foster care, group homes) are known to experience more adverse outcomes compared to children who live with their biological parents or adoptive/other family members. Individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) are also predisposed to adverse experiences. However, these adverse experiences may be more common for […]

(en anglais) Looking for Artists with FASD!

CanFASD is looking for Canadian artists with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) to participate in their annual art competition! The winner will receive a $500 prize and their art will be featured on the CanFASD holiday cards. Deadline is November 25, 2020. Be sure to check out their website for full contest details. You can also […]

Deuxième lecture du projet de loi 172 de l’Ontario sur le TSAF le mardi 3 novembre 2020 à 18h

Une grande nouvelle en provenance de FASD ONE concernant l’éducation et le TSAF, n’hésitez pas à partager et à poursuivre la conversation! (Veuillez noter que le message de Mary Cunningham a été traduit de l’anglais par nos soins) – 29 octobre 2020 Chers membres de la « famille » TSAF de l’Ontario: Ceci est pour […]

(en anglais) Indigenous teen overcomes past and raises $5,000 for local food bank with ultra-marathon

COVID-19 may have been the impetus for many people to take up a new pastime, but for one Merritt teenager, the activity he chose seemed unlikely, even impossible. Darius Sam, 19, who had never entered a 10K run, raced a bicycle or swam much at all, decided to run an Ironman Triathlon. The coronavirus lockdown had […]

(en anglais) Student defies odds for college career

Samantha has defied the odds stacked against her since birth. She knows what it means to work hard despite obstacles being thrown at her from every direction. Samantha’s perseverance was acknowledged last month when she was awarded the Ronald Lees Bursary from the Children’s Aid Society of Nipissing and Parry Sound. “As an adopted person […]

Projet Photo-Voix TSAF

Connaissez-vous un adulte atteint du TSAF en Ontario (Canada) qui aimerait partager sa voix à travers un projet Photo-Voix sur le TSAF ? Si c’est le cas, veuillez partager l’affiche ci-jointe / les informations ci-dessous et demander leur d’envoyer un courriel (en anglais) à fasd@oursacredbreath.com ou en français (si l’anglais représente un obstacle) à m.gabert@healthnexus.ca […]

(en anglais) 2021 Dr. Sterling Clarren Award Applications Open

CanFASD is accepting applications for the 2021 Dr. Sterling Clarren FASD Research Award! The Canada FASD Research Network (CanFASD) Dr. Sterling Clarren FASD Research Award has been named in honour of Dr. Sterling Clarren to recognize his pioneering contribution and leadership in the field of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). The award is presented annually to […]

(en anglais) National Poll (UK) Shows Support For Access To Key Information For Diagnosis Of FASD

(London) – A new poll shows that 91% of women and 85% of men believe that children should have access to information about harm done to them in utero to help them get diagnosis and support (only 1% of women disagreed or strongly disagreed and 2% of men). 85% of women and 74% of men […]

Le CCDUS se voit confier l’actualisation des Directives de consommation d’alcool à faible risque du Canada

Ottawa, 17 septembre 2020 — Le Centre canadien sur les dépendances et l’usage de substances (CCDUS) est à la tête d’un vaste projet collaboratif visant à actualiser les Directives de consommation d’alcool à faible risque du Canada d’ici mars 2022. Ce projet de 20 mois auquel participeront de grands experts scientifiques, des chercheurs, des spécialistes de […]