The South Parkland FASD Collaborative is bringing literary awareness to their community

The South Parkland FASD Collaborative has donated books about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) to the Parkland Regional Library and to 25 elementary schools in the region.  This donation is part of their 2020 International FASD Awareness Day… Read More

Missed the Virtual Gatherings? Recordings are now available!

In case you missed it, all of the three Looking After Each Other Virtual Gathering sessions are now up for your viewing pleasure! Head over to our Looking After Each Other page and scroll down to see all of the amazing teachings that were shared.

Looking After Each Other Virtual Gathering October. 21st Draw Winners!

Congratulations to the following Virtual Gathering attendees who will all receive a $50 Mastercard gift card for joining us for our second virtual Gathering: Kristy Magnuson, Gordon Funk, Diane Thiessen, Sharon McGuire, Cintia Damasceno, Les Sabiston, Mel Anonuevo,… Read More

10 Things Your Child with FASD wants You to Know

The FASD Family Support, Education and Counselling program at New Directions in partnership with the Attachment Network of Manitoba have developed the following 10 Things Your Child with FASD want you to know resource. It is so important… Read More

Are you a parent of a child or youth with a disability?

The Manitoba Advocate, Daphne Penrose, is inviting parents and guardians of children and youth with disabilities to participate in a new survey. Responses will be collected online until November 8 and will be used to inform policy recommendations made… Read More

Take a Look!

The FASD Network of Saskatchewan is offering a safe group for queer or questioning youth and allies with FASD to meet new friends and have fun while discussing topics such as safer sex, gender identities, healthy relationships, sexuality and… Read More

Looking After Each Other Vitual Gathering Sept. 30th Draw Winners

Congrations to our September 30th Virtual Gathering Draw Winners!

U of A researchers harness the power of artificial intelligence to help families living with neurodevelopmental disabilities

And you can help to make it helpful to Manitoba families! A national group of researchers, community folks and family members are working to develop a  Chatbot to help individuals living with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families access… Read More

Program Spotlight!

Manitoba Key Worker program: Making a Difference in the Interlake-Eastern Region Established in 2014, the Manitoba Key Worker program has provided individualized resources and support for children and youth with FASD or confirmed prenatal alcohol exposure in the… Read More

MANITOBA LAUNCHES NEW FASD PILOT PROJECT FOR YOUNG ADULTS INVOLVED IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

“Our government believes improved access to FASD assessments will provide better outcomes for participating young adults, the justice system and our communities,” said Cullen. “An FASD diagnosis can help connect people with more comprehensive supports and resources. This pilot addresses a gap in our approach to FASD as it stands today and ongoing evaluation of the project will help guide our next steps.”