KnowFASD is Back! Learn about FASD and Get Help!

FASD Interventions Across the Lifespan


After what seems like far too long, KnowFASD is back in operation! To those of you who use the site regularly and have been waiting for its return, thank you for your patience.

If you have never visited the site, please feel free to drop by and check it out! Take a browse through the interactive home page and learn more/find help on the site’s wiki.

Our goal with KnowFASD is to provide a comprehensive site where viewers can learn about the neurobehavioural deficits associated with FASD throughout the lifespan and link to intervention options.

The main homepage of the website is an interactive interface where viewers can scroll through the lifespan of individuals with FASD, with neurobehavioural issues at each developmental stage presented as they may appear in day-to-day life. By clicking on a neurobehavioural issue, viewers are directed to a “wiki” (which works in a…

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Another FASD Awareness video from the AGLC, Government of Alberta CMC on FASD and CTV2

In this two-minute video, Kiera Knowlton, a young woman with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), discusses FASD and some of the ways it can affect individuals who have this disorder. It’s part of an awareness partnership between the Alberta Liquor and Gaming Commission, a member of the Government of Alberta’s cross-ministry committee to address FASD, and CTV2. FASD is caused by alcohol exposure in the womb and is 100 per cent preventable when a woman has the right supports. #abfasd


2nd Floor Women’s Recovery Centre

The 2nd Floor Women’s Recovery Centre is a unique long term fee-for-service residential treatment program based in Cold Lake, Alberta that is exclusively for women who are expectant or at risk of pregnancy and substance using, with consideration given to women of childbearing age, based on availability. It is designed to strengthen the woman’s physical, mental, spiritual and emotional health, as well as to improve the overall health of the fetus.

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