What is FASD
Vision Statement (Long Term)
Mission Statement (5 Year)
FASDay – Get Involved
FASworld Toronto was only one of hundreds of communities that observed FASDay in Sept. ’12. The photos above show volunteers on the campus of Ryerson University where the event was organized by the Toronto FASD Network Coordination Committee comprised of 20 social agencies from our city. What did you do in your community? Please let us know so we can can share with our FASD Alliance around the world.
Conferences & Events
Research: Results and Relevance Integrating Research, Policy, and Promising Practice Around the World Conference Updates: Abstract Submissions are now closed. Thank you.Conference Date: February 27 – March 2, 2013.
Preventing harm from alcohol use during pregnancy. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada September 23 – 25, 2013
Who We Are
Brian Philcox and Bonnie Buxton are parents of two adopted daughters, each with mental health issues and were raising their two grandchildren, one of whom has ARND, for the past 9 nine years until their mother felt confident enough to take over. They are the co-founders of FASworld and with their colleague and mentor, Teresa Kellerman, the creators of FASDay in 1999.
2 May 2013, The Herald (South Africa) Shaanaaz de Jager firstname.lastname@example.org Little help for FASD pupils: School a struggle for alcohol-affected youth It is possible that FASD children may fall through the cracks FEARS are increasing in Nelson Mandela Bay that children from all walks of life with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) are falling through the [...]
Children introduced to alcohol to teach ‘responsible drinking’ run higher risk of addictions: European report David Rockne Corrigan | 13/05/07 | An EU report on childhood and adolescence says that parents who give young children alcohol in an attempt to teach them about responsible drinking may be doing more harm than good. Psychologist Dr. Aric [...]
Disquieting questions: A Penn scholar shows how chemistry, brain structure play roles. So should we intervene and how? The Philadelphia Inquirer, 30 Apr 2013 By Stacey Burling INQUIRER STAFF WRITER email@example.com. Penn professor writes a book on the biological roots of crime and the tricky implications. Now that we know that the structure of some people’s brains, [...]
By: ANDREW MENDLER, Tuesday, May 14, 2013 The Lakeland Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Society will be running its annual summer camp for kids this year throughout July and August. The camp is specialized for youth who fall into the FASD spectrum and will run camps for ten kids per week with groups divided by [...]