While it is essential to recognize and address the challenges associated with FASD, a strength-based approach has allowed me to consider the unique strengths and positive characteristics of each individual with the disability.
Its Neurodiversity Celebration Week! We had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Katy Flannigan to talk about a new study we’re doing on strengths in adults with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). Here are a few highlights from that conversation.
This Saturday, December 3rd is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This is a United Nations holiday that aims to increase understanding of disability issues and promote the dignity, rights, and wellbeing of people with disabilities.
By focusing on strengths and abilities, we can eliminate stigma, remove barriers, and provide inclusive atmospheres for all Canadians. Join CanFASD and the rest of Canada this week as we work towards an inclusive and accessible country for everyone.