CBC (Canada) – Mi’kmaw elder wants more funding for fetal alcohol syndrome treatment in First Nations
A service model that supports youth with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is making a positive difference in First Nations communities, but more resources are needed to make access to it more equitable, says a Mi’kmaw elder.
Independent Australia (Australia) – Children with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder need more help
Because of ignorance, diagnosis and treatment of children with FASD are delayed — even though early intervention is of utmost importance for children with associated problems, writes Joan McColl.
NW Peace FASD Network (Canada) – Looking for adults with FASD to share about their strengths and successes!
There is not a lot of research on strengths and success in people with FASD. Strengths-based research is important for creating a more balanced, hopeful, and optimistic understanding about FASD. This can ultimately increase wellbeing for people with FASD and their families.
CanFASD (Canada) – The Canada FASD Research Network is thrilled by the introduction of Bill S-253: An Act respecting a national framework for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
The Canada FASD Research Network is thrilled by the introduction of Bill S-253: An Act respecting a national framework for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, today in the Senate of Canada by the Honourable Senator Mohamed Iqbal Ravalia.
Parenting Hub (South Africa) – HOW DOES FOETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME AFFECT BABIES?
According to Affinity Health, a leading provider of high-quality health cover, South Africa has the highest prevalence of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) globally.
Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education – Behind the scenes of Every Moment Matters
Behind the scenes of Every Moment Matters is a 90-minute webinar where we will explore some of the key elements of this ground-breaking national health promotion campaign.
The National Organisation for FASD – Transition into Adulthood & Avoid Secondary Disability-Raja & Neil Book Club
This session will be presented by Prof. Raja Mukherjee and will be based on Chapter 26 of the book.
FASD Hub Scotland – Wednesday Webinar – Kenny La Joy
On Wednesday 2nd November, we welcome Kenny LaJoy to the Wednesday Webinar. Join us as Kenny discusses his childhood; diagnosis and his life as an adult with FASD. He will also discuss his new book, It’s OK to Be You: Living Well with FASD or Other Disabilities’.
FASD Greater Manchester – FASD online school drop in
This is an informal drop in session where all school staff can ask questions related to FASD, is there something you would like to know more about, resources you would like to know about or something you are struggling to understand.
Learning with FASD – Building Capacity: The Case of Supporting Students Impacted by FASD
Supporting all students in our schools is challenging; the observed increase in diversity of student’ needs in our schools has added to this challenge. Recent forums have linked this challenge with teacher burnout and teachers leaving the profession.
FASD Success – THE CAREGIVER KICK START WORKSHOP
It’s almost time for my free once-a-year Caregiver Kick Start Workshop. This workshop is designed to give you a better understanding of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum disorder, so you can have better days at home, and get those around you who don’t understand FASD on board.
Association of Child Protection Professionals – New developments in research on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) 8 December 2022
The aim of the session is to provide an overview of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), a condition caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy, discuss its implications for the field of child protection and consider why it has been a long neglected area of focus.
CanFASD – FASD and Sexuality: The Importance of Sexual Health
This webinar will provide an overview of sexuality and FASD while giving a summary of relevant literature and identifying gaps for future research.
Inspire Me Events – FASD – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Management Strategies
Joanna Buckard, is a specialist FASD trainer and Health and Social Care Lecturer and has been working within the FASD field for 18 years and within the health, social and education sector for 25 years. Her education includes BSc Psychology, MSc Developmental Psychology and a PGCE.