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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Services

ErinoakKids has a 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 "Now What?" Understanding FASD  NEW!
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
View the presentation here.

FASD Connection Peel Support Group Local Meetings - NEW!
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. Sign up for a workshop today.

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 by introducing your child to early life skills from ages five to seven (such as helping to make your child’s bed, tidy his or her room, unpack and pack his or her school backpack, and set the table and clear dishes at the end of a meal) is preparing him or her for the responsibility of expanded home and community-based life skills as a young adult?

Read about Occupational Therapy at ErinoakKids

Contact Information

  ErinoakKids Locations
 
  (905) 855.2690
 
  1 (877) 374.6625
 

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