Can you believe it is already December? The year has flown by! We have a lot of exciting things on the go this month so stay tuned to our channels to keep up to date!
12 Days of Mocktails
Our 12 Days of Mocktails campaign is on now! This is an annual event intended to raise awareness of FASD and the importance of not drinking during pregnancy. Every day from December 12th to 23rd, we will share a new tasty mocktail recipe with you. Stay tuned to our social media channels during the event and be sure to catch our mocktail making competition on December 19th (more below). You can find the full recipes on our website.
Member-Only Holiday Meet and Greet
December 15th at 2:00pm EST
Our member-only holiday meet and greet is happening tomorrow, December 15th. This event is for members of CanFASD who have live or living experience (i.e. those with FASD or caregivers or other family members). This is an opportunity to more about CanFASD’s Family Advisory Committee (FAC) and Adults with FASD Expert Collaboration Team (AFECT). You will also have the chance to connect with other people who share similar experiences. Become a member to attend.
FASD Innovation in Action Webinar
December 16th at 1:00 pm EST
December is packed full of fun! The next day, join us for a webinar with the recipients of this year’s Claudette Bradshaw FASD Innovation Award, the Piruqatigiit Resource Centre. They will share a little bit about their organization and the innovative solutions they’ve put in place to push FASD support and services forward in Nunavut. Register now.
12 Days of Mocktails Competition
December 19th at 3:00pm EST
This year, for the first time ever, four of our researchers will be participating in a virtual competition for the chance to become the 12 Days of Mocktails champion. Join us for a fun event to learn more about the work we do and help us crown the next champion! Register now or watch the event on our Facebook channel.
Online Learning Opportunities
Have some down time this holiday season? Take some time to learn more about FASD! We are revising our Level II course offerings this winter with a few updates and a new course launch. Now is the perfect time to expand your FASD knowledge and skills. Keep an eye on our website for these updates and more!
We have lots of studies on the go that are looking for participants. Individuals with FASD, caregivers, families, and professionals can help move FASD research forward by donating their time and sharing their experiences with research teams. You can check out our list of CanFASD studies and research collaborations to see what projects are available, how you can support them, and possible compensation.
We’ve hosted a total of 10 public webinars in 2022 (with one more scheduled for this Friday)! If you’ve missed any of these webinars, you can watch the recordings on our YouTube channel. For a full list of our 2020, 2021, and 2022 webinars, check out our website.