Our C.A.R.E. Study: Caregiver Approaches, Resiliencies, and Experiences Raising Individuals with FASD, is well underway. The survey was launched last year during FASD Awareness Month. We’ve received over 140 responses from people all over the world since then.
Caregivers’ Perspectives on Building Strengths and Abilities in FASD
Today you’ll hear from members of our Family Advisory Committee who care for someone with FASD. In their own words, they share why recognizing and celebrating strengths is so important and talk about some of their recent successes.
Balancing the story on FASD: 10 FASD research papers released today in the Journal of FASD
We are extremely excited to announce our new special issue published today in the Journal of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (JFASD).
Feature: The Experiences of a Birth Mother
Today, I would like to share my story with you in the hopes it will open your hearts and mind to the reality we go through daily as a biological parent.
Seeking Yukon Representative for Family Advisory Committee
We’re looking for a caregiver from the Yukon to join our Family Advisory Committee!
Join Our Family Advisory Committee!
We are looking for a caregiver from Saskatchewan to join our incredibly dedicated Family Advisory Committee.
Internet Safety for People with FASD
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.
2021 FASD Research Award Winner Dr. Brianne Redquest
“As an early researcher, I wasn’t always confident and often doubted my skillset as a researcher. After receiving this award, it gave me the boost of confidence I really needed, gaining more confidence in myself as a researcher and reassuring the importance of my work and its positive impact on caregivers of children with FASD.”
International Stress Week 2021
Stress is a normal response our bodies experience in certain situations and environments. Small doses of stress help us function by helping us meet deadlines, get places on time, and prepare for important events. However, consistently high levels of stress can be detrimental to our health.
Caregivers Needed to Share their Experiences!
Not a lot of research has been done to understand the full experience of caring for someone with FASD across the lifespan. We are doing a study to collect information from caregivers of individuals with FASD. We want to better understand their unique perspectives and capture their wisdom about people with FASD.