FASD Indigenous Led Training for Service Providers – The Manitoba FASD Strategy consultations revealed a need for Indigenous-led initiatives, and Ka Ni Kanichihk has led the way in the development of this FASD training. The FASD training is an Indigenous-led training designed for service providers and helpers who may be working with Indigenous peoples and communities, particularly those who are part of the FASD community. For full details and registration information click here.
CBC News: Years-long wait for Manitoba FASD diagnosis highlights ‘critical’ need for more resources. Youth in Manitoba are waiting years to be diagnosed with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder — a delay one occupational therapist says is putting already vulnerable kids at risk as they wait for an assessment that could give them the help they need. Read more….
Canadian Academy of Health Sciences will be undertaking an assessment on FASD. They will be consulting with organizations and individuals with FASD. If you are interested in participating, click here for more information.
Mental Health on the Prairies Conference and Conversation, April 24 – 26, 2024. Call for Abstracts and Presentations. Deadline for submissions November 30th. An opportunity to initiate conversation regarding the relationship between FASD and mental health.