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

CanFASD responds to new FASD Assessment training resource

CanFASD response to the 2020 publication Assessment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: A Training Workbook by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). It has come to our

Editorial: Is foetal alcohol syndrome in children as old as alcohol consumption?

Frida Dangardt, Tanya Chikritzhs First published: 01 July 2020 https://doi.org/10.1111/apa.15416 Foetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the leading cause of preventable intellectual disability in the world,

‘U’ Announces Breakthrough Study On Treating Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It is considered to be the most serious substance to unborn babies. Doctors believe they’re only beginning to understand the problems drinking alcohol

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