Australia – Link between Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and youth crime sparks calls for change

By Marian Faa Anne Russell thought it was safe to drink alcohol while pregnant with her son, Seth, but her actions led to him being born

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: Tayside mums reveal the reality of ‘invisible condition’

by Sarah Williamson and Lesley-Anne Kelly A recent report by Adoption Scotland found that more than one in three adopted children in Scotland are either diagnosed with

CBC: Manitoba launches FASD pilot program to help young adults get diagnosed

Manitoba is launching a pilot program to help young adults get access to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder assessment and diagnoses, starting with those who have been involved

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder amid COVID-19: Fewer services, potential boost in rate

Kelly D. Harding Adjunct Professor, Psychology, Laurentian University Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is the leading developmental disability in Canada. Despite its preventable nature, there is concern

CanFASD: 4 Unique Ways Canadians are Celebrating FASD Day During a Pandemic

Today is the International FASD Awareness Day. First celebrated in 1999, FASD Day is held on the ninth day of the ninth month to encourage

Parents of 10 Give ‘Great Life’ to 6 Adopted with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

By Alexandra Rockey Fleming Photo: REBECCA GREENFIELD Everyone has seen children’s tantrums, but when first-time parents Alicia and Josh Dougherty welcomed 4-year-old foster child Alex into

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