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May is dedicated to speech, hearing, and vision health
Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) dedicates the month of May to raising public awareness about communication health. May is also Vision Health Month. Today we’re looking at FASD and the impacts of prenatal alcohol exposure on speech, hearing, and vision.
Common Messages Guidelines Updated
In 2017, CanFASD developed a document intended to encourage consistency in how we talk and write about fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). Our Common Messages Guidelines have now been around for five years, and we regularly update them to reflect new research and information.
Language Matters: National Addictions Awareness Week
November 22 to 28 is National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW). This year’s campaign, Change Begins with Me, focuses on ending the stigma surrounding substance use and encouraging everyone to be a part of stigma reduction. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), substance use, and stigma are all inherently connected, particularly for individuals with FASD and women who use substances during pregnancy. … Read More
Zero Discrimination Day
In the field of FASD, research into stigma and discrimination is extremely important because stigma and discrimination affect everyone that we serve.