CCSA: Overcoming Stigma Through Language (Primer)

Click here to download the resource. Stigma is a significant barrier to wellness and good health for people who use substances. WHAT’S IN THIS PRIMER:

CanFASD: Language to avoid when talking about FASD

With the recent celebration of FASD day on September 9th, society is being exposed to more information on FASD. It is important to be aware

CanFASD Issue Paper: Individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Experiences of Stigma

Issue Individuals with FASD face a great deal of stigma because of their diagnosis, their perceived abilities, and society’s preconceived ideas of their character. The

National Post: ‘A BROKEN SYSTEM’: ADOPTIVE FAMILIES SAY CHILD WELFARE AGENCIES ARE FAILING ON FASD

  Kids in care suffer disproportionately from prenatal exposure to alcohol. But prospective parents say they are too often in the dark about what’s ahead

Research: Stereotyping and Stigmatising Disability, A Content Analysis of Canadian Print News Media About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum

John AsplerNeuroethics Research Unit, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal Natalie ZizzoBiomedical Ethics Unit, Experimental Medicine, McGill University Nina Di Pietro, Faculty of Humanities and

Fetal alcohol syndrome is still stigmatized

Akila Clark, far right, with parents, Barb and Michael, and siblings, from the left, Imani, Zeke and Hezekiah. When Barb and Michael Clark adopted their

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