Last week CanFASD staff went to the Canadian Paediatric Society Conference in Montreal. Our new initiative “Research on the Road” asked people how they interact with FASD in their practice and what they want to know about this disability. Here are some of their questions and our responses!
International Women’s Day 2022!
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
New Webinar: 2022 FASD Research Award Ceremony
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
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.
New Webinar: Optimizing Employment Opportunities and Outcomes
Register now for our first webinar of 2022: Optimizing Employment Opportunities and Outcomes for People with FASD!
12 Days of Mocktails is Back
Throughout the month of December, we will be ringing in the holiday season with our annual #12DaysofMocktails campaign to raise awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
New Webinar: The Sensory World of FASD
Register now for our newest webinar on October 29, 2021 at 11am Mountain Time.
New Webinar: #WineMoms
Register now for our newest webinar on Wednesday July 28th at 1:00pm eastern time. The webinar, #WineMom: Humour and empowerment or binge drinking and mental health challenges? will discuss the ‘wine mom’ culture and how alcohol is used to subvert the idea of perfection in motherhood on social media. The webinar will follow a panel discussion hosted by Ana Andrade from the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute, with co-presenters Dr. Kelly Harding and … Read More
New Webinar: Thinking About FASD Month
We took a little break from our webinar series for the month of May but we’re jumping back into things this week with a webinar about FASD Month!
New Webinar: Emerging FASD Research in Canada
From the stresses of COVID-19 on individuals with FASD and their families to ground-breaking brain imaging findings to hopeful interventions for motivation and self-regulation, this webinar has something for everyone from all backgrounds.