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 consultation and follow-up services. FASD services also offer the following specialty clinics:
- 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 Webinars – NEW!
A resource for parents, caregivers and other who work with children and youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. These free online webinars provide FASD research, diagnosis and treatment strategies presented by Meera Sidhu, Peel FASD Worker in partnership with Child Development Resource Connection. Please register to view the webinar recordings.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Part 1
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is an invisible brain-based disability that arises due to exposure to alcohol prenatally. FASD one of the leading causes of development disabilities in North America, at a conservative estimate prevalence rate of 2-3% in school-aged children. Understanding the structural changes that have occurred in the brain will allow for a better understanding of the cognitive and behavioural difficulties of that individual.
Duration 38 minutes: Click Here
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Part 2
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), is one of the most challenging disabilities to engage in conversations about, due to the stigma and lack of awareness. Part 2 of this series is about the approach. First, we explore the approach to conversing about FASD with families. Secondly, the approach for parents/caregivers/service providers to successfully implement strategies and a framework to improve quality of life.
Duration 34 minutes: Click Here
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