FASD Wish #6: Timely Access to Adult Services

In Ontario (Canada) a 2016 report Nowhere to Turn for Adults with Developmental Disabilities discovered over 14,000 adults with a development disability were on wait lists for services such as: respite, housing, job support or day programs. The wait for services, depending on the type and area is three years - 20 years! My wish is all adults with a developmental disability, including those with FASD, that require support receive the services they need when they turn 18, without delay.

Day 67-73 of 99 Days to FASDay: Supporting Adults with FASD

  Nine Lessons Learned: Supporting Success for Adults with FASD This post combines the last week's worth of posts. The information was discovered in the guidebook Supporting Success for Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) published by Community Living British Columbia (Canada). Rather than posting the graphics for each day on WordPress, I decided … Continue reading Day 67-73 of 99 Days to FASDay: Supporting Adults with FASD

Day 65 of 99 Days to FASDay: FASD and Work

Today we wrap up information from Understanding the Occurrence of Secondary Disabilities by looking at employment experiences for adults with FAS and FAE (diagnosis used in Study), as well as provide information and links to help with employment. To begin on a positive note, the Study found the following protective factors for successful employment: Adaptive … Continue reading Day 65 of 99 Days to FASDay: FASD and Work