Building on Strengths: FASD Family Capacity Building Workshops 2021

The Coordinated Service Planning Provincial (CSP) Network hosted a series of interactive online workshops to help caregivers across Ontario increase their knowledge and practical skills to support children and youth with FASD. Each workshop features FASD workers from one of the five Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) regions.

The recordings are now online,

Game changer: Video game could help improve brain function for children with disabilities

Researchers at the University of Victoria have tapped into a booming gaming industry to help improve brain function and cognitive abilities in children with disabilities.

A team at UVic, building on years of study, have partnered with the private sector to create Dino Island, a video game that takes children with neurodevelopment disabilities on a tour

Government of Canada supports first national guideline on high-risk drinking and alcohol use disorder

OTTAWA, ON, Jan. 29, 2021 /CNW/ – High-risk drinking and alcohol use disorder (AUD) can have significant health, social and economic consequences for individuals and communities. However, a lack of research, limited access to substance use specialists, and insufficient training resources mean that AUD can frequently go unrecognized or untreated in Canada.

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FASD and Adverse Childhood Experiences

Researchers from CanFASD and other partner organizations have recently published a new paper on FASD and early life adversity called Characterizing Adverse Childhood Experiences among Children and Adolescents with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

FASD and Adversity

Individuals with prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) and FASD experience brain-based and environmental challenges throughout

Ontario Expanding Diagnostic Services for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

TORONTO – The Ontario government is investing $2.8 million annually to expand Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) diagnostic services by funding 12 new FASD clinics for a total of 21 funded FASD diagnostic clinics across the province.

With this additional funding, the government is investing $10.1 million in annual funding towards FASD programs and services and

Miser sur les points forts : Atelier de renforcement des capacités familiales liées au TSAF

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Atelier de renforcement des capacités familiales liées au trouble du spectre de l’alcoolisation fœtale (TSAF).

Le troubles du spectre de l’alcoolisation fœtale (TSAF) est un terme de diagnostic qui décrit les effets sur le cerveau et le corps des personnes dont la mère a consommé de l’alcool durant sa grossesse. Le TSAF est une