CanFASD Issue Paper: Framing FASD using the UNCRPD

Issue The complexity of FASD necessitates a human rights approach to supporting people with this disability. However, supports and services are still lacking for people

CanFASD New Webinar: Early Life Adversity and FASD

Register now for CanFASD’s webinar on Tuesday September 28th, 2021 at 3:00 pm eastern time. The webinar, Early Life Adversity and FASD: Risks and Opportunities will discuss

How To Talk About FASD

September 9th is the International FASD Awareness Day. First celebrated in 1999, FASD day is devoted to raising awareness of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)

CanFASD: September – A Month Dedicated to Raising Awareness of FASD and its Prevention

In September each year, efforts are made to raise public awareness of FASD as a disability and of FASD prevention.  Here we describe some of

Assessing for FASD in Canada

The process of FASD assessment and diagnosis is constantly evolving and improving. The goal of this research was to understand the assessment measures clinicians use

Protecting the Rights of Children with FASD in the Justice System

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is an international agreement created in 1989 to protect the safety and well-being of children. The fundamental

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