Category Archives: Video Series

Ricky Nelson on living with FASD -3RD FASD VIDEO SERIES (Second Round)

Ricky Nelson’s mother heavily drank alcohol while she was pregnant with him.  While he doesn’t look like someone who has a disability as many others with FASD, he cant keep a job and struggles with everyday tasks. He needs constant supervision or he ends up making bad choices.

Here is the video as retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mC3mX7EwCI&index=8&list=PLiFZcDuldDA7k1pnjI1SHzq5p6_Ka-PwJ

Disclaimer: The views and opinions in this video are those of the producers and do not necessarily represent the views of Edmonton and Area Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Network.

FASD Prevention Series: Busting the Myth of the Pregnant Nurse -1st FASD VIDEO SERIES (Second Round)

FASD Myth busting video by the The Arc of the United States – Learn to confront a professional co-worker in a non-threatening way about their drinking habits during pregnancy or the message they are conveying about alcohol use to their patients.

Please watch the video to the end……

Disclaimer:  The views and opinions in this video are those of the producers and do not necessarily represent the views of Edmonton and Area Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Network.

FASD and Criminal Victimization – 47th Video Series

Many adults/youth/children with FASD fall victims of bullying, assault, or even worse criminal activities.  Most of the time perpetrators will not be brought to justice as their victims will not report them or if they did they won’t make good witnesses.

Kathy Mitchell and daughter Karli share how Karli was instrumental to the arrest of a man who victimized her.  Karli is living with FASD.

Engaging Students with FASD – 35th FASD Video Series

Children with FASD can have great success and can go places and do things.  We just need to understand these children and create an environment for these children and supports these children in such a way that facilitate success for them.  The challenge is finding what that fit is going to be and how we are going to do that for an individual child. -Dr. Jacqueline Pei

Disclaimer:  The views and opinions in this video are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of Edmonton and Area Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Network.

Young Adult with FASD – 34th Video Series

Listen to Jade, a young adult with FASD speak about life with a hidden disability.

 

Source:http://www.fasdnetwork.org/news.html

Disclaimer:  The views and opinions in this video are those of the individual and do not necessarily represent the views of Edmonton and Area Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Network.

 

What is working with FASD? Interventions That Are Making a Difference! 33rd Video Series

 

Source: CAPHC – Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres

 

Published on Jan 9, 2013

This webinar is an extension of our webinar series on screening tools for FASD. We will be welcoming speakers from the CN-CYR and the NeuroDevNet communities to help bring some of the latest information on this important subject.

Screening and diagnosis of FASD are important issues, but if we see a positive diagnosis, what then? Join us as we take a look at what the research is telling us about what is working to help children affected FASD.

Presenters

Dr. Gail Andrew MD, MDCM FRCP(C), Site Lead Paediatrics and Medical Director of FASD Services, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, and Clinical Professor, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
Dr. Andrew is a paediatrician at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, whose main interest has been in the area of developmental, learning,behavioural and emotional challenges of children, including those with known risk factors of prematurity, prenatal exposure to alcohol and adverse life experiences such as maltreatment. She has a major interest in all aspects of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, including prevention, diagnostic assessments, interventions and support of individuals with FASD and their caregivers. Dr. Andrew is also the co-chair of the Knowledge Translation and Exchange committee of the Canadian Network of Child and Youth Rehabilitation Centres and was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her contributions to FASD in Canada.

Dr. Jacqueline Pei, Ph. D., R.Psych, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
Dr Jacqueline Pei is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. Also a practicing Registered Psychologist for the past ten years, Dr Pei began her career as a criminologist and forensic counselor working with incarcerated youth. Motivated by this early work, she returned to academia to study youth at risk, child development, and neuropsychology, leading to her current focus on interventions for individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Building on her work with various community and government agencies, including serving on the FASD Clinical Diagnostic Team at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Dr Pei currently leads the Intervention Network Action Team (iNAT) for the Canada FASD Research Network.

Dr. Carmen Rasmussen PhD, Assistant Professor, Section of Pediatric Neurosciences, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
Carmen Rasmussen (PhD in Developmental Psychology) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta and a Research Affiliate at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, in Edmonton, Alberta. She researches neurobehavioral functioning in children with FASD.

 

Disclaimer:  The views and opinions in this video are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of Edmonton and Area Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Network.

What is New in FASD Research – 32nd Video Series

The presenters discuss emerging research in FASD and how this research can impact practice.  For more information visit http://fasd.alberta.ca

 

Disclaimer:  The views and opinions in this video are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of Edmonton and Area Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Network.

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