Determining Prenatal Alcohol Exposure for FASD Diagnostic Clinics

Dr. Leigh Wincott and Dr. Hasmukhlal Rajani have written two pieces on important aspects of the making of an FASD diagnosis according to the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): a guideline for diagnosis across the lifespan. Dr. Wincott addresses how teams address the determination of prenatal alcohol exposure for a diagnostic assessment and Dr. Rajani expands on […]

Article Summary: Post-incarceration Experiences of Adults with FASD & Mental Illness

Please note: In an earlier version of this post, Dr. Melissa Stoops was incorrectly listed as a student researcher. Dr. Melissa Stoops is a health researcher with a background in anthropology, community health, and epidemiology. Her research interests include population health, social perceptions and lived experiences of health and wellness, and health services and policies. The […]

A Reflective Essay on Housing and FASD by Elizabeth Carlson

Today’s post is a reflection piece by Elizabeth Carlson, a PhD student from the University of Alberta. You can reach her at emcarlso@ualberta.ca to continue the conversation about housing initiatives for individuals with FASD.   As a student member of the Alberta Clinical and Community-Based Evaluation Research Team (ACCERT), at the University of Alberta I […]