Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is one of the leading neurodevelopmental disabilities in Canada. Current prevalence estimates are at 4% in North America, which means there are more than 1.5 million people with this disability in Canada alone. FASD is a lifelong disability that affects the brain and body of individuals prenatally exposed to … [Read more...] about It’s Time for a National FASD Strategy
THE EVENT Back in June, The Rounds in partnership with Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) held a virtual event on the complexities on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and pain. The event was led by CanFASD’s Senior Research and Intervention Lead, Dr. Jacqueline Pei, and Dr. Kyle Sue. The event ran from June 21st to the 25th, 2021 and was … [Read more...] about The Rounds: Complexities of FASD & Pain
Immunizations help protect the human body and prevent the spread of infectious diseases, such as COVID-19. As cities across Canada begin to re-open in hopes of returning to normal, everyone who is able to should get vaccinated. Vaccine Eligibility As vaccine administration began across Canada, frontline workers and senior citizens over the age … [Read more...] about Vaccination Clinics for People with Disabilities
Topic: #WineMom: Humour and empowerment or binge drinking and mental health challenges? Description: In this webinar, participants will learn about ‘wine mom’ culture and how alcohol, particularly on social media, is used to subvert the idea of constant perfection that is often associated with motherhood. ‘Wine mom’ culture has grown on social … [Read more...] about Webinar Registration: #WineMom: Humour and Empowerment or Binge Drinking and Mental Health Challenges?
As the school year comes to an end and the summer is just within grasp, a lot of children are looking forward to attending summer camp. Summer camp offers the opportunity for children to make and maintain friendships, participate in recreational activities, create lasting memories, and have fun! Although camps are an excellent place for belonging, … [Read more...] about Summer Camps for Kids with FASD
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR A RESEARCH STUDY We are doing a research study on substance use and addictions treatment for adults who have or may have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). We are interested in interviewing adults with FASD who have had experiences of addictions treatment, and caregivers of individuals with FASD who have had experience … [Read more...] about CanFASD and the UofA: Volunteers needed for a research study