Call to Action # 33: Actions and Commitments


August 2, 2019

Other Govt. Response to FASD Programs

Syndrome d’alcoolisation fœtale Québec (only available in french)

The Government of Quebec has committed $48M towards the launch of Agir Tôt (Act Early) program, an initiative to screen for and diagnose development delays, physical and intellectual disabilities, and autism spectrum disorder in young children from birth to age five. Funding will include a new health intervention team to help screen for neurological disorders in Nunavik children. “Special attention will be deployed to increase the screening of the fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.” (Nunatsiaq News)