CBC (Canada) – Support for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder welcomed, but families say more needs to be done
A woman who has a child with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder says a recent funding announcement gives other families some reason for hope.
The Scotsman (Scotland) – FASD Scotland: ‘I felt like the worst parent in the world’ – ‘hidden’ condition is more common than autism and ADHD
Isabelle was a “perfect” baby. She was bright, ate and slept well, and settled in happily to her new home after being adopted at eight months old.
SaltWire (Canada) – MY TAKE WITH SHELDON MacLEOD: Support and not blame for FASD
There are lots of reasons to worry after you have children. But there’s a really good chance we’re not really talking about something that can affect up to 40,000 Nova Scotian kids.
SaltWire (Canada) – GRANT FROST: Coping with fetal alcohol — Nova Scotia hasn’t even taken baby steps
On June 9, I attended the Canada Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Research Network (CanFASD) conference in Moncton, N.B. It brought together health-care providers, action advocates, parents and kids — all of whom have an interest in, or are directly affected by, FASD.
Educhatter – Vulnerable Kids and Teens: Why do Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FASD) Children Fall Between the Cracks?
Children born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FASD) often go undiagnosed for years because of a persistent and hard to dispel stigma attached to the condition.