This past year has been full of exciting, and meaningful progress in the FASD community!
Substance Use in Youth with FASD
Last year we successfully applied for increased funding to continue our study. This time we’re focusing on supporting youth with FASD in substance use treatment.
Build a better foundation with our online FASD Courses!
CanFASD has nine different online learning courses available to improve professional and community understanding of FASD.
New Issue Paper: Neurodiversity and FASD
Neurodiversity may be a complex concept, but at the core, individuals should be appreciated for who they are, differences and all.
Top FASD Articles of 2022 Announced
Without further ado, here are the top FASD research articles of 2022!
New Issue Paper: Diagnostic Assessment of Preschoolers
It is well established that early interventions and diagnosis are critical to supporting healthy outcomes in the future. However, there is a limited body of research focused on FASD diagnosis in preschool aged children and a reluctance among clinicians to provide a definitive diagnosis at this age.
New Resource: Plain Language Guide for the UNCRPD
We have created a UNCRPD Plain Language Guide as a tool for individuals and families to better understand the UNCRPD.
Celebrating Strengths of Individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
This Saturday, December 3rd is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This is a United Nations holiday that aims to increase understanding of disability issues and promote the dignity, rights, and wellbeing of people with disabilities.
Substance Use Treatment with People with FASD
It is National Addictions Awareness Week. In celebration, we wanted to share a little bit about a project we are working on to improve substance use treatment in individuals with FASD.
FASD Prevention Seminar Series: Level 3 & 4 Holistic Support in Pregnancy and Postpartum
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.