Ontario FASD Community: We Need You!

On December 14, 2017, Ontario Member of Provincial Parliament Sophie Kiwala presented two important private member's motions for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Ontario. The first one, to recognize September 9th of each year as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day (FASDay) in Ontario, received unanimous consent from all parties. The gravity of the motion … Continue reading Ontario FASD Community: We Need You!

Day 89 of 99 Days to FASDay: 10 Fundamental Components of FASD Prevention

The information for Day 89 is used with the permission of CanFASD - I encourage you to visit their webpage to download a copy of the  PDF Document which includes references for each of the components. 10 Fundamental components of FASD prevention from a women’s health determinants perspective The following ten fundamental components of FASD … Continue reading Day 89 of 99 Days to FASDay: 10 Fundamental Components of FASD Prevention

Day 88 of 99 Days to FASDay: Dear Everybody

Dear Everybody: It's time to end stigma In August 2017, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital launched an anti-stigma campaign called, Dear Everybody. I was so excited about this campaign that I interrupted the scheduled 99 Days and included this campaign as today's tip. Dear Everybody is an open letter from children and youth with disabilities, … Continue reading Day 88 of 99 Days to FASDay: Dear Everybody