Spotlight on Service Providers: The FASD Network

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This post is part of our new Feature Friday series called Spotlight on Service Providers. Over the next year, we will be featuring organizations and initiatives across Canada that provide much-needed supports and services for individuals with FASD and their families.   Who We Are In Saskatchewan, a group of dedicated parents came together to form the FASD Network (the … Read More

Feature Friday: Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP)

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Written by Dr. Katie Birnie I was thrilled to host CanFASD’s webinar on Pain as Experienced by People with FASD in November 2020 in my role as Assistant Scientific Director of Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP). SKIP is a knowledge mobilization network based at Dalhousie University, co-directed by Children’s Healthcare Canada, and funded by the Networks of Centres of Excellence … Read More

#FeatureFriday – FASD in Canadian news

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People with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) can have difficult and stigmatizing experiences throughout their lives, as can women who drink alcohol while pregnant. For people who have never knowingly met someone with FASD, the news media could play a key role in shaping their understanding of FASD, alcohol, and pregnancy.