In this series, we summarize newly published research articles about FASD for the readers of CanFASD Connect. Please contact us to request a topic and we will look for articles that fit your interests. Ethical challenges in contemporary FASD research (2016) Authors: Nina Di Pietro, Jantina De Vries, Angelina Paolozza, *Dorothy Reid, James Reynolds, Amy Salmon, *Marsha Wilson, Dan J. Stein, & … Read More
Welcome to CanFASD Connect!
The Canada FASD Research Network (CanFASD) is pleased to announce our new blog, CanFASD Connect. We’ve created this space for sharing research and policy about FASD, and engaging and interacting with our partners and followers about important issues in the field. Join us each week to read about newly published FASD research, book reviews, researcher profiles, program highlights, and more. For our first … Read More
This free workshop at the University of Saskatchewan includes a half-day training on the medical and psychiatric diagnosis of FASD in Canada. LEARN MORE & REGISTER
Dr. Sterling Clarren FASD Research Award
The 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 an individual in recognition of a completed study that has made a substantial contribution to the FASD field. See the award page … Read More
On September 9, share your photos and videos with us on social media to raise awareness about FASD! Use #FASDAwarenessDay #CanFASD to WIN Great Prizes!
7th International Conference on FASD Research
The 7th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Research takes place in Vancouver from March 1-4, 2017. More Information
The new Canadian guidelines for diagnosis of FASD have been published here by the CMAJ. Listen to the podcast
Dr. Sterling Clarren Research Award
The Canada FASD Research Network is pleased to announce the selection of the recipient of the Dr. Sterling Clarren Research Award. The Award has been named in honor 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 an individual in recognition of a … Read More
Diagnosing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: New Canadian Guideline
Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/cmajpodcasts/141593-guide Ottawa, December 14, 2015 — Diagnosing fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is important to help children and adults, and their families, who have the disorder. A new Canadian guideline published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) http://www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.141593, provides recommendations for diagnosing FASD, specifically for multidisciplinary diagnostic teams. FASD is a neurodevelopmental disorder resulting from prenatal alcohol exposure. Individuals … Read More
Evaluating InSight: A Mentoring Program to Support Women who use Alcohol in Pregnancy
PREVENTING FASD: MCHP FINDS INSIGHT MENTORING PROGRAM SUPPORTS WOMEN WHO USE ALCOHOL DURING PREGNANCY A new report by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy at the University of Manitoba finds the InSight Mentoring Program is helping women with alcohol addictions make healthier choices while pregnant and once they’ve given birth. The study: Long-Term Outcomes of Manitoba’s InSight Mentoring Program: A … Read More