There’s a lot on the go right now in the realm of FASD research… Read on to find out what’s happening in FASD research right now!
New Webinar: Correctional Services and FASD
Join us for our newest webinar, A Conversation About Correctional Services and FASD, happening Friday, February 24 at 1:00pm EST.
FASD Online Learning Opportunities this Holiday Season
In total over 30,000 people have taken our online courses, which is incredible. Here are a few course updates to share with you before the holiday season!
CanFASD Celebrates Open Access Week 2022
At CanFASD, we recognize the value in open access research as it helps us to share our research knowledge about fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) with a larger number of people. To celebrate Open Access Week, we’d like to highlight a few of our more recent open-access publications.
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).
National Truth and Reconciliation Day 2021
Due to the recent discoveries of unmarked grave sites at former residential schools, it is more important than ever that we take action to support Indigenous communities; remember the children who were sent away and never made it home; and honour the survivors. September 30this a day that opens the door to global discussion, education, and reconciliation.
Protecting the Rights of Children with FASD in the Justice System
Canada is obliged, by law, to follow the recommendations outlined in the Convention. GC24 clarifies the stance taken by the Convention on children with NDDs who are involved in the justice system. However, in practice, justice professionals may be unaware of these issues.
Top FASD Research Articles of 2020
Every January CanFASD does a literature search for research that was published within the previous year. This year the search revealed over 400 articles published on FASD in 2020.
Decolonising Justice for Aboriginal Youth with FASD
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
Outcomes of Children with FASD in the Child Welfare System
Children living in the child welfare system (i.e. foster care, group homes) are known to experience more adverse outcomes compared to children who live with their biological parents or adoptive/other family members. Individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) are also predisposed to adverse experiences. However, these adverse experiences may be more common for those with FASD living within the child welfare system.
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