Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Carlson (University of Alberta)

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Elizabeth Carlson is a second-year student in the School and Clinical Child Psychology doctoral program at the University of Alberta.    About Elizabeth Elizabeth takes a collaborative, holistic, and strengths-based approach to working with children, adolescents, and emerging adults who have experienced significant adversity. She is interested in working with youth with complex needs who are deemed “at-risk,” including youth with FASD. … Read More

Student Spotlight: Aamena Kapasi (University of Alberta)

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The ability to manage your thoughts, impulses, and emotions is an essential skill in order to stay calm, focused, and alert in everyday situations. This ability is called self-regulation, and is an area that individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) often struggle with. The Alert Program®, developed by Williams & Shellenberger (1996), is a self-regulation training program with reported … Read More

Student Spotlight: Josée Bélanger (Laurentian University)

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Living with a Sibling Diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder By: Josée Bélanger As you may know, individuals affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) are not the only ones who are impacted by their condition. Often, family members such as parents, grandparents, and siblings are very involved with caring for the individual with FASD. Though research has highlighted the … Read More

Student Spotlight: Harrison Grogan (University of Manitoba)

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We are pleased to introduce our first ever Student Spotlight: Harrison Grogan. Our Student Spotlight aims to highlight the unique research going on in the field of FASD by student researchers across the country!   A Health Diary for Caregivers of Children Ages 6-13 with FASD Written by: Harrison Grogan & Dr. Hanlon-Dearman FASD is complicated – parents know that with … Read More