Common Messages Guidelines Updated

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In 2017, CanFASD developed a document intended to encourage consistency in how we talk and write about fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). Our Common Messages Guidelines have now been around for five years, and we regularly update them to reflect new research and information.

Today is World Sleep Day!

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World Sleep Day is celebrated annually as a call to action on important issues related to sleep. The goal is to reduce sleep problems through better prevention and management of sleep disorders. The 2022 theme and slogan is: “Quality Sleep, Sound Mind, Happy World.” 

Buy One Get One Free Membership Sale!

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For a limited time only, buy one CanFASD professional membership and get the second one free! How it works From now until March 31, 2022, fill out this form to purchase a professional individual membership with CanFASD and get a second membership completely free! Simply fill out your contact information and add the name and email address of the individual … Read More

Internet Safety for People with FASD

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All parents are concerned about the safety of their children on the Internet and social media. From chatting to searches, the Internet is a vast territory of information and connections that can lead to potentially dangerous situations. Caregivers of people with FASD often have additional worries about how to raise their children in a digital world.

Let’s Talk About Stigma, Mental Health, and FASD

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The goal of Bell Let’s Talk Day is to spread awareness of mental health issues, reduce stigma, increase accessibility to treatment, and make a positive change in the attitude towards mental illness nationally. This is an important opportunity to bring fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) into the conversation around mental health.

2017 FASD Research Award Winner Dr. Kelly Harding

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Megaphone saying call for applications: Dr. Sterling Clarren FASD Research Award. Deadline extended: 19 November 2021

“Winning the Dr. Sterling Clarren FASD Research Award helped to forge new paths in my career. Winning the award not only validated my skills and achievements as an early career researcher, but also helped me make connections and build my network with other researchers in the field, both in Canada and internationally.”