FASD in the News: The National Post series

The National Post has recently released a series of commentary, articles and videos on FASD in a spotlight on the diagnosis, even featuring a video about Manitoba FASD classrooms!  Their aim is to educate the greater population on FASD, strategies and personal… Read More

These Winnipeg classrooms are rethinking lessons for kids with FASD

Want to know more on how to think differently when educating students with FASD? Check out this quick video on how some of our Winnipeg classrooms are rethinking lessons for our kids with FASD. Check it out here.

Launch into Life! Workshop Series

Continuity Care Inc. is hosting a series of workshops that can help families create an individualized transition plan to help their child transition to adulthood. For more information please view the poster here. To register, please call (204)779-1679… Read More

‘You’re weird, you’re different and nobody wants to be your friend’: the loneliness of FASD

Check this out! CBC Radio sat down with Myles Himmelreich and Manitoba’s own Dr. Ana Hanlon-Dearman, medical director at the Manitoba FASD centre and network in Winnipeg to discuss FASD and to hear what it’s like to live with… Read More

Stepping Out on Saturdays Selkirk has openings!

Stepping Out on Saturdays Manitoba in Selkirk has openings for children 6-11 years of age with an FASD diagnosis. Check out the poster here for more information on registering your child for the respite day camp that provides… Read More

New Manitoba court for people with FASD could be game changer: CBC News

New Manitoba court for people with FASD to open at end of February “Lawyers and judges say a new court set to open in Manitoba specifically for people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder could be a game changer.” The court, which is expected to open at… Read More

Lunch with Bev: Community Making a Difference – South Parkland FASD Coalition spotlight

On Friday September 7, the South Parkland FASD Coalition hosted “Lunch with Bev”. About 20 people attended this brown bag luncheon (participants brought their own lunch).  Participants included a mix of professional and community members.  It was held… Read More

New Resource

New Directors has introduced a new FREE resource to help families and caregivers have conversations with kids. You can check it out on the Resource page of the Coalition website, http://www.fasdcoalition.ca/resources/resource-listing/

Learning the Dance: Community Making a Difference

Looking After Each Other: A dignity promotion project is a diverse group of Manitobans who have come together to talk about the relationship between stigma and FASD. Their vision is a province where people with FASD and women who have used alcohol during pregnancy are fully accepted and their dignity is protected. One way they are promoting dignity is the development of a series of mini documentaries.

Italian student shares her experience at the 2018 Looking After Each Other Gathering

Italian student Clara Csilla Romano shares her experience at the 2018 Looking After Each Other Gathering.