Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Calgary Fetal Alcohol Network

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Provides communities, government and caregivers, with accurate and essential information needed to increase the awareness and knowledge of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
403-681-2673
Email Address: 
info@calgaryfasd.com
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 82044 1400 12th Ave SW
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T3C 0N0

Fetal Alcohol Family Association of Manitoba Inc.

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Offers support to families and provides workshops and presentations to families and professionals on a variety of topics concerning individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-786-1847
Email Address: 
fafam@mts.net
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
204-789-9850
Street Address: 
210-500 Portage Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 3X1

Tips for families considering NAS or alcohol affected babies

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English
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Online
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Adoptive Families Association of British Columbia (AFABC)
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Offers suggestions to people who are considering adopting children who have been exposed prenatally to drugs or alcohol.

What is FASD?

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English
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Online
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Otttawa, ON

Describes fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol effects. Presents fast facts on FAS/FAE, notes the primary and secondary conditions that can result from drinking alcohol during pregnancy, and cites protective factors.

Fetal alcohol syndrome and alcohol-related birth defects: prevention is the key: a brief to the House of Commons Sub-Committee o

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English
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Paper
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Canadian Nurses Association
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines prevention methods of fetal alcohol syndrome/fetal alcohol effects that look at the social and economic sources of alcohol abuse. States that prevention should focus first on education of health care professionals, women at risk, and those supporting women at risk.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA.C36 1992

Prevention of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and fetal alcohol effects (FAE) in Canada

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English
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Online
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Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS)
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses prevention strategies which address the dangers of alcohol use during pregnancy. Presents the Canadian Paediatric Society's recommendations.

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Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Resources for the prevention of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS)

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English
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Online
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Prevention Source BC
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Lists and briefly describes print resources on the prevention and management of fetal alcohol syndrome, fetal alcohol effects, and neonatal abstinence syndrome. Includes ordering information or links to full text.

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Includes bibliographical references.

It takes a community: a resource manual for community-based prevention of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effects

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a resource manual for community-based prevention of FAS/E and to help guide those who want to make their community a caring and supportive place for individuals and families already living with this condition.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA.H43 1997
ISBN 0662259440

FAQ: fetal alcohol syndrome

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English
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Online
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Addictions Foundation of Manitoba
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides links to answers to frequently asked questions on fetal alcohol syndrome and partial fetal alcohol syndrome.

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

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English
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Online
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Saskatchewan Institute on Prevention of Handicaps
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Saskatoon, SK

Describes how alcohol effects the unborn baby. Outlines some of the characterstics of people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). Examines the various factors involved in FASD.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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