fasd on the web

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder on the web:

Our Sacred Breath on tumblr

The OSB tumblr blog is a more visual FASD blog.

Public Health Agency of Canada

This website provides information on FASD and its effects, current funded projects and funding opportunities, up-to-date resources, and links to other FASD websites.

Canada FASD Research Network

CanFASD’s mission is to produce and maintain national, collaborative research designed for sharing with all Canadians, leading to prevention strategies and improved support services for people affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

FASworld

Provide support and information to parents, caregivers, and professionals dealing with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), as well as individuals living with FASD.

FAS Link

FASlink serves more than 400,000 people annually through this website and the Discussion Forum. The FASlink Archives provide access to more than 130,000 documents on FASD related issues.

Kids Brain Health Network

Kids Brain Health Network involves individuals and organizations passionate about helping children with neurodevelopmental disorders: parents, community groups, researchers, health care professionals, businesses, and governments.

Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS)

Like other groups specific to a geographical area, MOFAS shares a lot of resources and information anyone can access.

FASD evaluations, methods, tools

This website compiles evaluation frameworks, methods, tools, and indicators of success to support the work of community-based FASD prevention programs for pregnant women and new mothers, and supportive intervention programs for adults and older youth with FASD.

The FASD Learning Series

The FASD Learning Series (government of Alberta, Canada) helps individuals with FASD and their caregivers to learn more about FASD and how to support a person with FASD. The webcast and videoconference educational sessions cover a broad range of topics that target both urban and rural audiences.

In 2014/15, the FASD Learning Series presented nine educational sessions, with an overall attendance of almost 1,500 participants. There was overwhelmingly positive feedback about the value of this learning experience – more than 90 per cent of survey respondents indicated that learning goals were met, the content was relevant, and they could apply what they learned to their work.

Caregiver Curriculum on FASD

An updated Caregiver Curriculum on FASD was launched in June 2016. Now available are new, interactive modules which you can view right from your browser.

The purpose of this curriculum is to provide a venue for caregivers including foster parents, families, kinship care, youth and child care workers, child welfare services, and others trying to understand and cope with many of the life challenges faced by children with FASD.

This curriculum was developed through a research grant from the Public Health Agency of Canada. As an online resource the curriculum has been made accessible and available to users as Power point files and in pdf format and is intended to be shared and used as widely as possible. If this resource is being shared or used as training tool and distributed to others please note that you are required to use the citation provided as this material has an ISBN number and a copyright.

FASD and Justice

This Canadian site is designed for justice system professionals and others who want to understand more about FASD. It provides information and resources about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), including background information, case law, legal resources and strategies for effective intervention.

International FASD Awareness Day

There are several ways to find out about Int’l FASDay …. you can do a google or web search and investigate various sources, check out FASDay which has some great information and is a site sponsored by one of the founders of FASDay or check out OSB blog post Day 50 of 99 Days to FASDay which provides links to various organizations around the world with ideas and resources.
If you find a broken link or know of an FASD site, please contact me.

 

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