Upcoming Workshop: Caring for the Caregiver

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is hosting a workshop using Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT), for female caregivers of individuals with FASD, at the Toronto Western Hospital at the end of May. Read more about ACT and details of the workshop below: Find the PDF version here

Remote Monitoring Offering Adults with Disabilities More Independence

John Mogan of Ohio, USA, lives with developmental disabilities and mental illness, and has needed around the clock care for many years. Since the creation of software company ‘Medforall’, this in-person care has been cut in half. Medforall was created by computer scientist/engineer Ali Rahimi, after he realized the frustrations and limitations faced by those […]

Guest blog: Thoughts on the FASD International Conference Part 2- Shelley More

As a Caregiver, I am very aware of the importance of taking care of oneself and connecting with others experiencing the same challenges. For me, the personal connections I make are just as important as any information or education. My first observation, though, was the result of self-reflection. After spending 2 days in workshops where […]

Guest blog: Thoughts on the FASD International Conference- Shelley More

I had the great fortune to attend 3 days of the International FASD Conference, Vancouver at the beginning of March thanks to the generous sponsorship of CanFASD.  With this support, I was blessed to learn what’s happening around the world with regards to FASD and feeling connected to a greater community. First, being with the […]