The third level of the FASD Prevention Model includes specialized prenatal support and the provision of respectful and holistic care and treatment for girls and women who are using alcohol during pregnancy, and have related health, social, and financial concerns.
Our C.A.R.E. Study: Caregiver Approaches, Resiliencies, and Experiences Raising Individuals with FASD, is well underway. The survey was launched last year during FASD Awareness Month. We’ve received over 140 responses from people all over the world since then.
At CanFASD, we recognize the value in open access research as it helps us to share our research knowledge about fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) with a larger number of people. To celebrate Open Access Week, we’d like to highlight a few of our more recent open-access publications.
Since being published in 2011, there has been substantial new research on alcohol use and the physical, mental, and social effects. Health Canada has funded the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction to update Canada’s LRDG to reflect this new evidence.