Fetal alcoholism: instruments to assist

Fetal alcoholism: instruments to assist

Information in Beauce


September 13, 2022

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September is Fetal Alcohol Consciousness Month, an motion that started worldwide on September 9, 1999.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Dysfunction (FASD), as discovered by the Affiliation.

For the Public Well being of Quebec (ASPQ), is unknown in Quebec. Twice as widespread as autism spectrum dysfunction (ASD), it is usually usually confused with the latter.

Consequently, in Quebec, the situation of individuals uncovered to alcohol earlier than delivery usually goes undetected, or they inherit an inappropriate analysis of ASD, when in reality they really have FASD.

For Théo, Stéfanie, Alice and Félix, the “F” takes on its full significance: to develop their potential, the interventions and techniques for them should be tailored to FASD.

Due to a $27,500 grant from the OPHQ advocacy help program, instruments to assist kids and adults with FASD disabilities in Quebec are being developed by APEDAH and Plus Beauce-Etchemin in as a part of his undertaking For Theo, Stéfanie, Alice, Félix: the FASD toolkit!

APEDAH et Plus Beauce-Etchemin has been assembly the completely different wants of youngsters dwelling with numerous neurodevelopmental problems, together with FASD, for greater than 20 years: respite, help, developmental stimulation and workshops for folks and caregivers.

The undertaking For Théo, Stéfanie, Alice, Félix: the FASD toolkit! consists of making six (6) guides and placing them on-line on an internet site devoted to methods and interventions particular to fetal alcohol spectrum dysfunction.

This web site will stay energetic and accessible even after the tip of the funding settlement with the OPHQ. These guides, two of which have been accomplished, are meant for each dad and mom and the assorted stakeholders prone to work with an individual affected by fetal alcohol spectrum dysfunction, from delivery to maturity.

A information group devoted to FASD is more and more energetic on Fb.

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