Aboriginal Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Child Nutrition Program

The Aboriginal Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Child Nutrition Program is a program offered by Aboriginal organizations across the province for families with children and youth who may have been affected by alcohol before birth.

The program:

  • provides information, family support and activities related to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • offers educational opportunities to the broader community about the dangers of alcohol use during pregnancy, and
  • organizes activities that focus on healthy nutrition.

What is fetal alcohol spectrum disorder?

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder refers to the permanent disabilities affecting the nervous system, physical health and brain development caused by any amount of alcohol use during pregnancy.

There are a variety of things that can be done to make life easier and more satisfying for children and youth affected by this disorder, as well as for their parents and caregivers.

Organizations offering the Aboriginal Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Child Nutrition Program:

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