Education Day Contest!

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The International Day of Education is coming up fast and we want to thank all the educators across Canada who are helping students with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) succeed!   Have you encountered an educator who has gone above and …

CanFASD Art Competition

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We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of the individuals across Canada who entered into the CanFASD Art Competition. There were so many incredible pieces created it was hard to choose our winners.

KnowFASD.ca

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KnowFASD.ca is an interactive website the provides information across the spectrum and lifespan of individuals who have FASD.

CanFASD App

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Download CanFASD’s APP on your iOS devices today! This free app is a point-of-care tool to support consistent clinical decision making during the diagnostic assessment & a user-friendly summary or the clinician to use with their team and patients.

A Framework For Action

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Truth & Reconciliation Call to Action #34: A Framework for Action provides background on the complex issue of individuals with FASD in the justice system with a goal to take up the TRC’s Call to Action to help improve outcomes for individuals with FASD. » See the Framework for Action

The Prevalence of FASD

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Since Fetal Alcohol Syndrome was first defined in North America in the 1970s, researchers have been working to determine prevalence rates of this disability. The social and economic impacts of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) on families and the broader community are profound, thus understanding the scope of the issue is critical. Over the years, researchers have used various methodologies … Read More

The National FASD Database

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CanFASD has launched the only comprehensive Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) database in the world, providing key insight into the profile of individuals with FASD as well as Canada’s first-ever national prevalence statistics.  

The Prevention Conversation

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An Online Curriculum The Prevention Conversation is an online training program for front-line health and social services professionals to provide them with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to engage their clients/patients in a supportive and non-judgmental conversation about alcohol use during pregnancy, its lasting effects on the developing child, and resources and supports available to women of childbearing age. » … Read More

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The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) is conducting a survey to learn about alcohol use during pregnancy and screening/intervention/harm reduction practices in your workplace! The results of the survey will be used to inform training, education, and resources for service providers related alcohol use in pregnancy. Take the Survey