We’re making history this year at the annual FASD Symposium … not only is this the first time we’ve ever hosted the event virtually, but we’ve smashed our previous attendance records for this event. There are now over 300 people registered to join us to dialogue about Managing Challenging Behaviours in Children, Youth and Adults with FASD. We have … [Read more...] about FASD Symposium on 26-January-2021
In order to support communities during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond, service provides can access a new course developed by ACE’s Coalition in Guelph and Wellington County. The course is free of charge and provides self-directed ACEs and Resilience Learning Modules that are intended for human service professionals (including but not limited to, … [Read more...] about ACEs & Resilience Training
Canadians now have access to an interactive online learning resource to increase understanding and awareness of substance use and addiction, and the stigma surrounding them. Overcoming Stigma Through Language is a new bilingual resource that is being developed by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) in partnership with the … [Read more...] about The Sting of Stigma: Recognizing Stigma and Its Impacts
CanFASD is looking for Canadian artists with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) to participate in their annual art competition! The winner will receive a $500 prize and their art will be featured on the CanFASD holiday cards. Deadline is November 25, 2020. Be sure to check out their website for full contest details. You can also browse … [Read more...] about CanFASD is Looking for Artists with FASD!
This e-learning mini-course provides a self-study option for maternal and child health program staff working with pregnant women and their families. It gives a basic overview of the scope and impacts of alcohol and drug use during pregnancy, as a necessary foundation for supporting women and connecting them to prevention, screening, treatment and … [Read more...] about E-Learning Course: Alcohol and Substance-Exposed Pregnancies: A Growing Public Health Problem
Sleep, or lack thereof, can be a problem for many people, but it can be a significant issue for those who have FASD. The aim of this presentation is to understand sleep disruption in FASD and discuss some practical approaches to managing sleep. This workshop will be of interest to parents, caregivers, and service providers. Presenter: Dr. Ana … [Read more...] about Webinar: Understanding and Managing Sleep in FASD for children 6 and under