Tag: Manitoba FASD Coalition

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

“What would your world look like if you woke up tomorrow and there was no more stigma about FASD?”

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…. Read More

What Parents & Caregivers need to know about Sexual Exploitation Virtual presentation via TEAMS

Tuesday, March 9th from 7:00 – 8:00 PMThursday, March 11th from 1:30 -2:30 PM The Interlake Sexual Exploitation Educators (ISEE) committee would like to acknowledge Stop Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Week by providing a FREE virtual presentation to… Read More

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

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