Parent Resources

Advocacy

Edmonton and area fetal Alcohol Network Society – Ten tips for effective advocacy

Parenting

Integrated Learning Strategies: Learning Corner Areas of Attention (May 2016). ‘Is My Child Developmentally Ready for Sustained Attention, Focus and Multitasking’

Recovering Hope: FASD (Documentary) Published on 8 Dec 2018: 8 women tell poignant stores about their children w/ FASD (fetal alcohol spectrum disorders) and how they’re learning effective new ways to parent. Also, researchers clinicians explain the physical, mental, behavioral & learning disabilities associated with FASD & discuss evaluation and intervention. Link here…

Patrick Butler (Apr 2018) ‘Kinship carers ‘left poor and homeless by welfare changes’’ The Guardian.

Understood Team. ‘Slow Processing Speed and Anxiety: What You Need to Know.’

James E. Jan, Kwadwo O. Asante, Julianne L. Conry, Diane K. Fast, Martin C. O. Bax, Osman S. Ipsiroglu, Elizabeth Bredberg, Christine A. Loock, and Michael B. Wasdell, (Mar 2010) ‘Sleep Health Issues for Children with FASD: Clinical Considerations’ International Journal of Pediatrics
vol. 2010, Article ID 639048, 7 pages, 2010.

Jodie Kulp (Apr 2018) ‘If you have pogo stick kids? Best sleep strategies.’ Real Mindz

My day at school

Links to Online Resources

New:  A parent writes FASD: What I have learned so far. Our Sacred Breath, 29 Nov 2018.

Australian Indigenous research and resources on the FASD Hub with links to Australian Indigenous Health InfoNet Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre

Russell Family Fetal Alcohol Disorders Assoc. (rffada).

National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (NOFASD Australia)

FASWorld

Lakeland Centre for FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder’s tips on how to get back into the school routine with ease). Read more here.

FASD Forever – Jeff Noble. Website link here.

Edmonton and area Fetal Alcohol Network Society on Ownership. Read more here.

POPFASD – Supporting Brain Differences

Duke University, North Carolina (2017) ‘Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): A Comprehensive Guide for Pre-K-8 Educators’ Symposium

A parent’s story on You Tube: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder impacts you, but you don’t know it | Nora Boesem | TEDxRapidCity 

Let’s Talk FASD, 2005 by VON CANADA. A useful manual.

Better Endings New Beginnings

FASD: Learning with Hope

Video Links

New video: Edmonton and area Fetal Alcohol Network Society – “What it takes: Supporting loved ones with FASD.”  Link to video here…

Sensory overload Read more here…

Dr Gabor Maté on FASD, ADHD or both. View here.

Northwest Strategies: FASD Misconceptions. Beyond physical effects. Who is at risk? What is FASD? Missing the signs. View here.

CanFASD – Why research matters to parents. View here. 

National Parent/Family Support Groups Links

Tasmania Read more here…

rffada National Parent Support Group – parents only. Read more here…

Alice Springs FASD Support Group Resources. Read more here…

rffada Darwin. Read more here…

Queensland FASD Support Group. Read more here…

Queensland – Cairns

Western Australia

Victoria

South Australia