Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021

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Disability Employment Awareness Month is a national holiday that happens annually in October. The purpose of this month is to raise awareness of the importance of disability inclusion and celebrate the contributions that people with disabilities have made to the workforce.  

Mental Illness Awareness Week 2021

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The theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day is Mental Health in an Unequal World. There remain various inequalities to accessing services for many individuals across the globe. This theme encourages people to focus on the issues that increase mental health inequality worldwide and how we can help tackle this inequality.

World Teachers’ Day 2021

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October 5th is World Teachers’ Day. This day is celebrated annually to recognize and honour all the hard work teachers do worldwide each and every day. Students with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) face a number of challenges in the education system. Teachers and school staff play an important role in ensuring students with FASD succeed in school.   

Happy FASD Awareness Month!

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Today is September 1st which means it is officially Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Month! FASD is one of the leading neurodevelopmental disabilities in Canada, impacting 1.5 million Canadians. However, FASD is not well understood or recognized by the majority of the population. Help us raise awareness of FASD in Canada and around the world. Learn Whether you’re an … Read More

Thinking About FASD Month in 2021

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FASD Month is just around the corner! Held every year during the month of September, FASD Awareness Month is a time to raise awareness about FASD and the potential impacts of alcohol use during pregnancy and to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of those with FASD.

International Self Care Day

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International Self-Care Day is celebrated annually on July 24th. It is a reminder for individuals to look after their own health and to encourage people to practice self-care and made lifelong habits.   Self-Care for Caregivers Caregivers of children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) experience significantly high levels of stress. Stress can be extremely detrimental to our health and … Read More