FASD Resources

 

FASD General Resources

The Hidden Disability; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Developed by the FASD Family Support, Education and Counselling Program, this 8 page brochure gives an overview of FASD, including the brain domains affected, and strategies for success. To order print copies, contact them at 204-582-8658 or or IFASD@newdirections.mb.ca.

FASD Services in Manitoba Resource List

Updated March 2014, this listing of FASD specific services available in Manitoba includes a brief description of each program and contact information.

Manitoba's FASD Strategy

This pamphlet/poster updated in 2014 describes the provincial FASD strategy goals and highlights successes to date.



FASD Prevention Resources

Print copies of the following resources can be ordered for free within Manitoba by phoning (204) 945-2266 or 1-888-848-0140 or by e-mailing us.

It is safest not to drink during pregnancy. What does this mean? | One Pager | More Information

Why do girls and women drink alcohol during pregnancy? | One Pager | More Information

Pregnancy, Alcohol, and Trauma-informed Practice | One Pager | More Information

Treatment and care for pregnant women who use alcohol and/or other drugs | One Pager | More Info

Alcohol, Contraception, and Preconception: Information for Service Providers | One Pager | More Info

Alcohol, Pregnancy and Partner Support: Information for Service Providers | One Pager | More Info

Girls, Alcohol and Pregnancy: Information for Service Providers | One Pager | More Information

Girls, Women and Alcohol: Making Informed Choices
This resource was written by women for women to provide useful information about alcohol. The pamphlet is meant to help women make healthy and well-informed choices about their alcohol use.

Project CHOICES Infographic
An infographic for service providers describing the Project CHOICES program  and recent evaluation outcomes.

InSight Infographic
An infographic for service providers describing the Insight mentor program and recent evaluation outcomes.

InSight Brochure: Client
A program pamphlet describing the InSight mentor program for women who may be interested in joining.

InSight Brochure: Service Provider
A program pamphlet describing the InSight mentor program for people who might want to refer a woman to the program.

Article: Consensus on 10 Fundamental components of FASD prevention from a women’s health determinants perspective
This 3 page article, written by the Canada FASD Research Network, describes 10 key components that are needed for a program to work effectively with women with substance use problems to prevent FASD. This is not available in hard copy.

SMART Guide
This is a manual for service providers who are working with pregnant women who use alcohol. Using motivational interviewing and stage of change theory, this book provides guidance on how to talk to women about their alcohol use. 

Alcohol Infographic
This is a poster on alcohol and pregnancy facts developed by the Canada FASD Research Network. This is not available in hard copy.

Girls, Women, Alcohol and Pregnancy: Perspectives on FASD Prevention | Visit website
This blog is supported by the Canada FASD Research Network and serves to share news, research findings, events, resources and perspectives on FASD prevention with weekly posts .

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Supporting People With FASD

Print copies of the following resources can be ordered for free within Manitoba by phoning (204) 945-2266 or 1-888-848-0140 or by e-mailing us.

What Educators Need to know about FASD
A resource book for teachers, educational assistants, parents or anyone supporting school aged children with FASD. This book describes how FASD affects the brain and learning and includes strategies to use in school and home to assist students. Updated in 2018.

What Early Childhood Educators Need to know about FASD
A resource book for early childhood educators or parents about how FASD affects children before they are school-aged. This book describes how FASD affects the brain and includes strategies to use in a child care setting or at home. Updated in 2010.

Every Day is an Adventure: What Parents and Caregivers Need to Know about FASD
A resource book for parents and caregivers of children and youth with FASD. This book describes how FASD affects the brain and provides strategies to assist caregivers to decrease their child’s frustration and increase opportunities for success. This book includes strategies, stories and quotes from parents and caregivers who are caring for children and youth with FASD.

FASD Interventions Across the Lifespan: Perspectives on FASD Intervention | Visit website
This blog is supported by the Canada FASD Research Network and serves to share current news, events, research, resources, and perspectives on interventions for individuals affected by FASD across the lifespan.

 

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