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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Services

ErinoakKids has an FASD Worker who provides services to families in Peel. For FASD Services support in Halton, please visit Halton FASD, and in Dufferin click here. For province-wide information please visit www.fasdON.ca.

The FASD worker offers a one-on-one consultation and  follow-up services with parents and caregivers of children  with FASD.


Referral Criteria

  • Children 0 – 18 years (and 18-21 years still in school) with a confirmed or suspected diagnosis of FASD.
  • Must live in Peel
A referral is required to access this service:   

​FASD: From a Diagnosis to an Understanding   New!

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder services at ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development provides parents and caregivers with consultations regarding children who have confirmed or suspected FASD.

Sign up for a workshop to:
  • Have access to the Region of Peel's FASD worker
  • Gain an understanding of the FASD brainand challenges associated with it
  • Learn about what causes FASD and howprevalent it is in our population

Who should attend?

  • Parents, caregivers, or guardians of youth with confirmed or suspected FASD

  • Social workers, community case workers, community agencies​

  • ​Teachers, educators, managers 

Upcoming workshops:
Dates: April 16, May 21, June 25
Time: 1:30-4:30 p.m. with Q & A from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Parents and caregivers, 
please call 905-855-2690 and press 3
Professionals, please contact Meera Sidhu via email at msidhu@erinoakkids.ca

FASD "Now What?" Understanding FASD - Coming Soon!

This indepth presentation will provide parents and caregivers clear understanding of FASD, the cause, effect and treatment to help your child succeed with their diagnosis of FASD. Here are the topics covered in the presentation:
  • Definition
  • Causation
  • Prevalence
  • Diagnostics
  • Brain Structure
  • Exposure Results
  • Cognitive Effects
  • Sensory Input and Output
  • Behaviour
  • Auditory FASD Processing
  • Support and care

FASD Connection Peel Support Group Local Meetings

For parents and caregivers of children who have a confirmed or suspected FASD diagnosis, gain insight into FASD topics including behaviour difficulties, the structure and function of the brain that is affected due to prenatal alcohol exposure.

Upcoming Virtual Meeting:
Check back for upcoming workshop dates!

Additional FASD Resources

Surviving the Storm: A Caregiver Evening with Dr. McLeod - New!
FREE workshop for Parents and Caregivers! Dr. McLeod will cover common topics of self-care, advocacy, building resilience and recognizing one’s own triggers as it relates to supporting individuals with FASD.

May 18, 2021 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

For more information and to register, visit:

FASD Information Sheet
Learn more about FASD, its history, facts, diagnosis and information on how to end the stigma. 

Did you know?

Did you know that you can expect to hear a child’s first words by his or her first birthday?

Learn about Speech and Language Therapy at ErinoakKids
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