Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Resources

 

Commentaries

FASD Videos

FASD Web Links

Challenging Behaviours Resource Package - New!

Research

  

Commentaries

"Into the Night with David Eddie" Newstalk 1010 interview with Dr. James Reynolds
 

Why you should question medical advice given by an economist

On the book: "Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom is Wrong and What You Really Need to Know" by Emily Oster, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Economics, University of Chicago

 

FASD Video Resources

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My Adult FASD Diagnosis: Clarity for a Man and his Mom


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My Adult FASD Diagnosis: Nothing Changed. And Everything Changed.


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FASD & Stigma: Damaged Angels Can Fly


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FASD & Stigma: Why Do Pregnant Women Drink?


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FASD in First Nations Communities

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FASD is a Disability

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FASD Awareness and Prevention

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FASD Family Support

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FASD Web Resources

The following websites contain a variety of useful resources on FASD:

1. The Asante Centre for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

http://www.asantecentre.org/index.html

 

This website is dedicated to providing up-to-date resources in the field of FASD including:

·         An updated list of upcoming events, seminars and workshops

·         Links to other organizations that provide support or information for families living with FASD

·         Links to research and articles on various related topics, including family support, legal, education, diagnosis, health, aboriginal, and more.

·         A glossary of terms used in the field of FASD

 

2. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

http://fasdcenter.samhsa.gov/grabGo/grabGo.aspx

 

From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, there are a variety of documents, presentations, posters, fact sheets and brochures on FASD available here for download.

 

 3. FASD - Government of Alberta

http://www.fasd-cmc.alberta.ca/education-training/archived-sessions/categories/affected-by-fasd

 

This site from the Alberta Government has many video learning resources for parents, families, and individuals affected by ASD; there are also resources for health care providers, educators, and those who work in the justice system.

 

 

4. FASD Support Network of Saskatchewan

www.skfasnetwork.ca

 

A parent-led provincial organization website that provides a general "Learn about FASD" section, as well as one written for parents and for individuals affected by FASD. There are also links to national and international FASD organizations as well as key documents and research.

 

5. FASD Ontario Network of Expertise (FASD ONE)

www.fasdontario.ca/cms/

There are also links to national and international FASD organizations as well as key documents and research. FASD ONE is a group that works together to address issues related to FASD in Ontario. Resources here include newsletters, publications, upcoming events, and support group contact info.


6. The Healthy Aboriginal Network

www.thehealthyaboriginal.net/

This B.C.-based network creates comic books on health and social issues for youth, which are available for preview and to order.

  • The maternal child health comic book entitled "It Takes a Village" is about a young mom-to-be who learns about the importance of healthy eating, avoiding alcohol, and breastfeeding, among other topics.
  • The comic book and DVD entitled "Drawing Hope" is about living with FASD

 

Research

The following are summaries of some FASD research projects funded by NeuroDevNet:

The following are summaries of research projects conducted by the FASD Demonstration Project: