Call to Action # 33: Actions and Commitments

ON


August 11, 2021


Other Govt. Response to FASD Programs

The Indigenous Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)/Child Nutrition Program

FASD Ontario is an online, accessible and bilingual website that has a:

  • directory of information and services
  • list of learning events
  • compilation of local, national and international news online community to share information

https://www.ontario.ca/page/fetal-alcohol-spectrum-disorder-fasd-programs-and-services

The Indigenous Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)/Child Nutrition Program (FASD/CNP) is designed and delivered by Indigenous service providers to Indigenous children, youth and families across Ontario. The program provides:

  • healthy lifestyle education;
  • personal support; and
  • traditional cultural activities which promote FASD prevention and healthy nutrition.

Individuals living with FASD and their families are offered intervention support services Program staff also:

  • produce community resource materials
  • offer professional development training on prevention and intervention to both Indigenous and non-Indigenous social service providers, educators, justice and medical personnel; and
  • provide training on healthy nutrition to community service providers and families.

https://www.ontario.ca/page/indigenous-children-and-youth-programs