Without proper support, individuals with FASD can face a variety of difficulties. According to some caregivers, one especially concerning challenge relates to sexual behaviour. There is preliminary research to support these reports, suggesting that some individuals with FASD are at a higher risk of being involved in, and being the victim of, problematic sexual behaviour.
This letter had a big impact on K’s situation. Not only did it help her feel better and more empowered to share her story, but her teacher also made changes to improve the classroom environment.
Get a 20% discount on this new book about FASD, Aboriginal youth, and the criminal justice system. “The over-representation of Indigenous youth with FASD in the justice systems in settler states is about intersecting forms of oppression that are founded in, and sustained by, settler colonialism.” Our amazing Research Lead, Dr. Dorothy Badry, is one of the authors of new … Read More
This Article Summary is part of our new CanFASD Connect Top Articles Summary Series. Over the next several months, we will be bringing you summaries of all the recent research papers from our list of the Top FASD Articles of 2019. This is an overview of a recent research paper called Understanding employment success in adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Background Successful … Read More
“Realizing the rights of people with disabilities is not only a matter of justice; it is an investment in a common future” – The United Nations The goal of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities is to raise awareness of disabilities and promote the rights and well-being of people with disabilities in all aspects of life. In honour of … Read More