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 stories. Here are some links to check out:

Why the most common developmental disability in Canada is misdiagnosed or missed — and the devastating results

Canadian study identifies five most vulnerable groups for FASD

Living with FASD: Adoptive parents share the creative strategies they learned from their three children

Prenatal exposure to alcohol affects a million Canadians. Why it’s time to start tackling our hidden drinking problem

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. Check it out here.

‘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 FASD.  You can listen to the whole radio segment of read the article here

Photo submitted to CBC Radio by Myles Himmelreich.

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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 the end of February and sit 1 day a week, is an extension of the original youth program.

Check out the full article at: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/fasd-court-manitoba-1.5004051