CTV News Edmonton (Canada) – Alberta to spend $5M on supports for students with FASD
The Alberta government will be allocating $5 million over five years to educators to get the tools and skills needed to assist students with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).
Daily Record (UK) – Charity launches in Ayrshire for children exposed to alcohol in the womb
A charity which will support children with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) has launched its new pioneering centre in Ayr.
New Era Newspaper – Mental health conversations – Are you drinking alcohol during pregnancy?
Many pregnant women worldwide may consume alcohol during pregnancy without really knowing the risk it has on the developing fetus. American research published in 2020, indicates that expectant mothers between the ages of 18 to 44 have seen an increase in alcohol use and binge drinking from 2011 to 2018.
CTV News Winnipeg – University of Winnipeg research could help with understanding brain diseases and disorders
New research on the human brain out of the University of Winnipeg could end up changing how doctors can diagnose and treat central nervous system disorders.
STV News (Scotland) – Hub to support families affected by Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
A hub in Ayr providing support to children and families affected by Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder has opened its doors.
Surrey Place (Canada) – FASD Diagnostic Clinic: Impact Beyond COVID-19
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) affects approximately 4% of Canadians. It impacts more people in Canada than autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy and Down syndrome combined.