Dancing Our Way through the Week…

To most people, the intersection of Main and Brandt [in Steinbach, Manitoba] is just another high traffic corridor but for one up-and-coming dancer, it is centre stage.

Grunthal Resident Kane Frieze [an individual living with FASD] grew up in the North End of Winnipeg where he developed a passion for moving and grooving to the beat. Now, he stands on the street corner most weekdays showing off his dance moves to the motoring public.

“My philosophy is don’t take life too seriously,” he says, “always enjoy the small moments, and if things get gloomy, just know there is always a smile out there waiting for you.”

– Kane Frieze

Us too, Kane; us too!

As reported by SteinbachOnline.com

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“If I woke up tomorrow and there was no more stigma…”

Family members, individuals with FASD and Elders who attended the 2019 Canada Northwest FASD Partnership symposium were asked ahead of time to send in their thoughts on the question, “What would your world look like if you woke up tomorrow and there was no more stigma about FASD?” During the 2 days of the symposium, some of their thoughts were read out loud to keep everyone focused on the goal of generating new ideas on promoting dignity and understanding for those impacted by FASD. After the symposium, Dorothy Reid took the readings and created this video.

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Housing Individuals with FASD is essential

The implementation and maintenance of meaningful housing service delivery and supports to better understand how to meet the needs of individuals with FASD is essential. The challenges navigating conventional housing support systems are pervasive and felt by many individuals with FASD. The Yukon Symposium: A Mosaic of Options shared the following videos which speak more to the state of housing and the challenges felt by individuals with FASD. Take a look!

Realities & Possibilities: A Virtual Presentation by Myles Himmelreich

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 10:00 a.m-12:00 p.m. via Microsoft TEAMS

Myles will share his personal experiences living with FASD, including how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted him, and encourage young people to recognize their strengths and successes.

This presentation is intended for youth in grades 7-12 and young adults up to 21 years old, who have a confirmed diagnosis of FASD and have been informed of their diagnosis, along with a caregiver or support person.

CLICK HERE for the link!