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

COVID, Alcohol and Unplanned Pregnancy

With coronavirus sweeping the globe, life is pretty different than it was at this time in 2019. Social distancing, working from home, or not working

Research Participants Needed for Families Facing COVID-19 Study

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting us all in different ways. Individuals with FASD and their caregivers are experiencing changes in their daily lives. Routines have shifted,

CanFASD: Life with COVID-19 from a Caregivers’ Perspective

Written by the CanFASD Family Advisory Committee We are finally confident that people will understand what we mean when we say life is unpredictable and


Throughout the country, Canadians are living in isolation and practicing social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This unprecedented global health crisis has caused

CBC: Coliseum Inn to offer temporary housing to Edmonton’s homeless people

The 98-room Coliseum Inn, located on Edmonton’s Wayne Gretzky Drive, will be used as temporary housing for homeless people. (Avonlea Photography/Facebook) A 98-unit hotel on Wayne

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