Together for FASD: A Conference Overview

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In June, CanFASD hosted a one-day conference on FASD in New Brunswick with help from several local partners. The event sold out within two weeks and there were over 200 people in attendance. The goal of this conference was to share knowledge, empower connections, and inspire action for FASD among the Atlantic provinces.

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.” 

Health Canada Updates their FASD Page

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Last month, Health Canada released their new information page on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). This update is a huge step forward towards increased consistency, reduced confusion, and improved understanding of FASD in Canada.