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Great Opportunity for adults with FASD in Edmonton!

Edmonton and area Fetal Alcohol Network Society

Open Arms Program

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Our KnowFASD informational site is currently under construction. The main page (knowfasd.ca) is still up and running, so please feel free to explore some of the common presentations of FASD across the lifespan, however, the links to the wiki, which houses further information and intervention options, is currently unavailable.

Our apologies for the inconvenience.We will send out a message when everything is up and running again!

 

Send in your comments by March 25!

FASD Research Project

Calling All Stakeholders!

FASD and justice is a hot topic at this time for a number of reasons not least of which is how it is being taken up in legislation and legal reform.

Last year, MP Ryan Leef (Yukon) proposed a private member’s bill that would amend the Criminal Code of Canada (see the full proposed text here).

The bill was ultimately withdrawn for a host of reasons and instead the matter was sent to committee for further discussion.

The time is now to send in comments to the standing committee looking at issues about FASD and Law.

A number of expert witnesses will testify on this matter in the coming weeks. However, written comments are also accepted. So, pick up a pen and plan to send in your comments sooner than later!

It has been recommended that (when possible) comments be sent in both English and…

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Don’t forget to sign up for this month’s upcoming Alberta FASD Learning Series online session: “Healing Disordered Attachments” on March 18, 2015, 9-11 AM MST.

Click here to learn more and to register (registration is free and the sessions are presented online, so you can attend from anywhere!)

You can also check out recordings of previous sessions to see what has been presented in the past.

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