Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Caregivers

A member of the CanFASD Family Advisory Committee recently had the opportunity to participate in a research program that gave caregivers of individuals with FASD the skills to better manage the challenges and stresses of their daily lives using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Nunavut Members Needed for Family Advisory Committee

Are you a parent with a loved one with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) who would like to make a difference in your child’s life and the lives of others that have been prenatally exposed to alcohol? Do you like learning and contributing to discussions that lead to change and new discoveries? Do you presently reside in Nunavut?

Navigating the Holiday Season with FASD: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

December is here and the holidays are just around the corner. For some this is an extremely enjoyable rest period involving lots of time with family and a short respite before the new year. For other individuals and families this time of year can be a stressful, anxiety-inducing experience.

Learning Together: Family Advisory Committee Reflections Part 2

This is the second part of the CanFASD Family Advisory Committee’s reflections on the Learning Together workshop themes: FASD as a Whole Body Disorder, Aging and Transitions, Supports and Strategies, and Advocating for Supports. Today’s post is Part 2, and includes reflections from FAC members on the third and fourth themes. See Part 1 here. Thanks again to FAC […]

Learning Together: Family Advisory Committee Reflections Part 1

In 2016, the CanFASD Family Advisory Committee hosted a workshop that brought together caregivers, individuals with FASD, government and policy representatives, and researchers to identify and inform the research priorities of those who provide support to individuals with FASD. You can find the full workshop report here. We did a Q&A with FAC members about each […]