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Speaking up against Stigma

The Lakeland Centre for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder would like to make a public statement about a January Saturday Night Live Skit Winter Formal.  We would first like to state that disabilities are not a punchline because making fun of someone with a disability encourages bullying and creates incorrect judgements.  We believe that judgement kills…

Lakeland Centre for FASD would like to share with you Alberta’s exciting news in the world of FASD!

On November 8th the Government of Alberta, (including the Ministry of Community and Social Services and the Ministry of Education), launched a newly developed collaborative approach designed to build capacity within the education system to better meet the needs of our students with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). This new service delivery model will be…

The Audrey McFarlane Award

The Audrey McFarlane award was designed to highlight FASD successes. There are two categories for the Audrey McFarlane Award; recognizing (a) an individual with FASD who have overcome an obstacle to achieve a goal in their life, and (b) a family and/or caregiver who have gone above and beyond to support an individual with an…

Lakeland Centre for FASD receives National Recognition!

Lakeland Centre for FASD receives national recognition

This September marks the 19th annual International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day. This year also marks 45 years of FASD being recognized as a medical diagnosis. Today, FASD is the diagnostic term used to describe the broad range of effects that can occur in an individual who was prenatally exposed to alcohol. These effects…
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