Publications & Resources

Best practices for FASD service delivery — This document is intended to provide guidance for individuals and agencies working with clients with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and their families. Together as a single source, a best practice guide and evaluation tool kit are provided for use by agencies and their staff. There are two anticipated uses for this resource: 1) to assess current service delivery by providing indicators and outcomes that can be measured to inform practice improvements; and 2) to inform future service offerings by supplying a framework on which to develop policy and practices.

CanFASD Connect – the Canada FASD Research Network blog, a space for engaging and uniting our readers with awareness, evidence, and knowledge about the complexities of FASD.

KnowFASD – The interactive KnowFASD site summarizes the common neurobehavioural features of FASD found in current research and provides intervention resources specific to many neurobehavioural difficulties.

Intervention Across the Lifespan: Where are we at and where do we need to go? — This paper identifies the existing gaps in research and provides an overview of the key needs at different developmental stages within the lifespan of an individual with FASD.

Spreading the Word About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Walls, L (2011). Published on the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Blog.

Computer Game Interventions for Individuals with FASD

The Impact of Jordan’s Principle on Children with FASD — Jordan’s Principle is a child-first principle meant to prevent First Nations children from being deprived of essential public services or experiencing delays in receiving them.

Nutritional Supplementation and FASD

Accessible Canada—Creating new national accessibility legislation—In 2016, Minister Carla Qualtrough launched the website Accessible Canada, where Canadians were asked to think about what accessibility means to them and what it could mean for their communities. Between June 2016 and February 2017, over 6,000 Canadians and over 90 organizations shared their ideas about an accessible Canada, culminating in this report.