‘You’re not alone’: New program in North West Territories helps foster kids with FASD prepare for life on their own

What a success story! Applause for The Foster Family Coalition of the NWT for creating the pilot 4Y Program after identifying a gap in services, specifically for young people with FASD who are transitioning out of foster care! Check out… Read More

International FASD Awareness Day Walk 2019

Join The Pas & Area FASD Committee September 9th for their special event in recognition of International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day.

Toward a Standard Definition of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Canada – CanFASD

The CanFASD Research Network has released a new policy action paper called Toward a Standard Definition of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Canada. This policy action paper describes the approach taken to create a standard definition of FASD in… Read More

Making Change in the Lives of Individuals with FASD

What really matters? Getting the lay of the land for individuals with FASD. The Adult Leadership Committee (ALC) of FASD Change Makers wants to know what life is like for teens and adults who are 16 years and… Read More

Didn’t get a chance to attend the UBC FASD Conference? Watch Online!

The University of British Columbia has posted PDFs and video recordings from the 2019 FASD Conference in Vancouver. You can check out presenters who focus on prevention, intervention and more. Click here to head to their website.

Changing the Conversation: the 2019 CNFASD Partnership Symposium Final Report has arrived!

Take a look at the 2019 CNFASD Partnership Symposium Final Report HERE!

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

Inside Winnipeg’s FASD Classrooms (Video)

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.

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

Myles Himmelreich says many people don’t understand the daily struggles for people living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder or FASD.

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