Tag: Manitoba FASD Coalition

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

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

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.”

International FASD Awareness Day 2020 was all about Honoring Dignity at Life’s Journey Inc.

We’re in the final stretch of FASD Awareness Month 2020. Enjoy a few more pieces from the amazing artists who submitted to Life’s Journey Inc.’s event! If you would like to contribute in any way to this project,… Read More

International FASD Awareness Day 2020 was all about Honoring Dignity at Life’s Journey Inc.

Need a pick me up today? How about enjoying these beautiful pieces of art with an empowering message about dignity for individuals with FASD compliments of Life’s Journey Inc.!

A COVID FASD Awareness Day 2020 in Selkirk!

The Interlake FASD Coalition hosted an in-person and zoom event on September 9, 2020 in Selkirk Manitoba at the Selkirk United church.  Coalition chair Sherisse Picklyk Dear welcomed the participants in person and on line and briefly spoke… Read More

FASD and the Justice System: Finding Solutions Virtual Conference – Oct 2, 2020

Have you registered yet for the Lakeland Centre for FASD’s Virtual Conference on FASD and the justice system?! The focus of the session will be on finding solutions for individuals with FASD and their involvement with the justice… Read More

International FASD Awareness Day 2020 was all about Honoring Dignity at Life’s Journey Inc.

International FASD Awareness Day 2020 was all about Honoring Dignity at Life’s Journey Inc. They focused on Honoring Dignity for individuals with FASD by gathering individual handmade tiles to bring together an art installation that celebrates dignity within the FASD community.

It’s International FASD Awareness Day! Let’s Celebrate!

We want to know, Russ – what do you celebrate in your life? Russ has been a presenter with Visions and Voices for many years. Visions and Voices is a speaking bureau comprised of adults with FASD.  As… Read More

It’s International FASD Awareness Day! Let’s Celebrate!

We want to know, Lisa – what do you celebrate in your life? Lisa has been a presenter with Visions and Voices for many years. Visions and Voices is a speaking bureau comprised of adults with FASD.  As… Read More