Today is World Sleep Day!

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World Sleep Day is celebrated annually as a call to action on important issues related to sleep. The goal is to reduce sleep problems through better prevention and management of sleep disorders. The 2022 theme and slogan is: “Quality Sleep, Sound Mind, Happy World.” 

Get Topic-Specific Information on FASD from Our Past Webinars

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We have had quite the line up of webinars over the past few months! Our topics have ranged from early life adversity to diagnosis to supported employment. We’ve brought in experts from all across Canada to speak on these topics. We wanted to take this opportunity to share the recordings of some of our most popular past webinars so you can continue to stay up to date on the most recent FASD information.  

Buy One Get One Free Membership Sale!

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For a limited time only, buy one CanFASD professional membership and get the second one free! How it works From now until March 31, 2022, fill out this form to purchase a professional individual membership with CanFASD and get a second membership completely free! Simply fill out your contact information and add the name and email address of the individual … Read More

International Women’s Day 2022!

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Today is International Women’s Day (IWD), a day celebrated around the world to mark the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action to accelerate women’s equality. The theme for IWD 2022 is #BreakTheBias. Whether deliberate or unconscious, bias makes it difficult for women to move ahead. What is Bias? The Oxford Dictionary … Read More

CanFASD Federal Budget Submission 2022

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We know FASD is a national concern. We need a national response to address this disability that improves supports and services for those with FASD, those who are pregnant, and their support systems. Over the past few months, we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to push for a National FASD Strategy. We’ve met with several government representatives, many of … Read More

New Webinar: 2022 FASD Research Award Ceremony

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Register now for our newest webinar on March 4, 2022 at 1:00pm EST. The two recipients of this year’s Dr. Sterling Clarren FASD Research Award, Drs. Preeti Kar and Melody Morton Ninomiya, will be presenting their research. There will also be a guest appearance by none other than Dr. Sterling Clarren himself! What is the FASD Research Award? The Dr. … Read More

Human Trafficking and FASD

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Yesterday, February 22nd, was National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. The awareness day came to pass after a unanimous agreement from Members of Parliament to condemn all forms of human trafficking and slavery. It is is dedicated to raising awareness of human trafficking and encourage Canadians to advocate on behalf of survivors to end human trafficking.

Internet Safety for People with FASD

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All parents are concerned about the safety of their children on the Internet and social media. From chatting to searches, the Internet is a vast territory of information and connections that can lead to potentially dangerous situations. Caregivers of people with FASD often have additional worries about how to raise their children in a digital world.