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

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/