Day 26 of 99 Days to FASDay: Stop the Stigma

The Public Stigma of Birth Mothers of Children with FASD by Patrick W. Corrigan, Juana Lorena Lara, Binoy Biren Shah, Kathleen T. Mitchell, Diana Simmes, and Kenneth L. Jones Background: Stigma affects not only the person with a stigmatizing condition such as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), but also their family members. This study examined whether … More Day 26 of 99 Days to FASDay: Stop the Stigma

Public Health Agency of Canada investing $3.6 M into 5 projects to address FASD

Following on the heels of the recent Ontario 2017 Budget Provides $26 Million for FASD, The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, for Canada, announced $3.6 million in federal funding for five projects aimed at preventing and screening for alcohol use in pregnancy. According to a News Release issued on May 5,  project leads will work with … More Public Health Agency of Canada investing $3.6 M into 5 projects to address FASD

Day 7, 8 and 9: Red Shoes Rock (across Canada) to Stop FASD: British Columbia

The last three days I have had pretty spotty and inconsistent wifi access – so I will combine the last  three days of my red shoe journey to raise awareness of FASD in one post. I have shared my journey personally with my Facebook friends and through this blog, Twitter and Tumblr (under the Our … More Day 7, 8 and 9: Red Shoes Rock (across Canada) to Stop FASD: British Columbia