Next Steps for FASD Awareness

Dedicated to improving knowledge and understanding of this disability and celebrating the successes of those with FASD, the month of September is full of events and activities for everyone.

Creative ways to celebrate

Despite the changes a global pandemic brings, people all across Canada banded together to celebrate FASD Awareness Month. From socially distanced awareness walks to

People living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder share their stories

Particpants at FASD conference in Sudbury talk about their daily challenges

People living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder are getting the chance to tell their stories.

A conference wraps up in Sudbury Friday highlighting some of the life challenges people with FASD face .

The event is hosted by several community groups, including Health

Wynne revives Kiwala’s fetal alcohol disorder bill

KINGSTON — A piece of legislation championed by former Kingston and the Islands MPP Sophie Kiwala is to get a second chance at Queen’s Park.

Next month, former premier Kathleen Wynne is to table a private member’s bill that calls for amendments to the Early Childhood Educators Act and the Ontario College of Teachers Act to

Our New Year’s Resolution: Addressing Stigma

Dr. Theresa Tam, the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, has just released a report summarizing the state of public healthcare in Canada. The 2019 report lists stigma as the major public health concern impacting the health and wellbeing of all Canadians.

Stigma is a negative stereotype or a “labelling of differences” that begins to separate people into categories of