4-part series of articles by Kim Pemberton

Last week, The Vancouver Sun published a series of articles by Kim Pemberton on FASD. Several of the articles include interviews with CanFASD Northwest members, including Sterling Clarren and Ann Guarasci.

On Monday, the series focused on issues related to prevention, including an overview of some prevention efforts in British Columbia as well as an interview with Janet Christie, mother of a child with FASD and the former facilitator for a support group for pregnant women and high-risk moms, and her work with supporting women with substance use issues.

Read more:

 

Mysterious clues led to FAS diagnosis (The Vancouver Sun, December 5, 2010)

Funding scarce for programs that reach out to pregnant women (The Vancouver Sun, December 5, 2010)

Working through the guilt (The Vancouver Sun, December 6, 2010)

Living with FASD (The Vancouver Sun, December 6, 2010)

A life of crime traced back to prenatal alcohol exposure (The Vancouver Sun, December 7, 2010)

Province launches program to help educate teachers about FASD (The Vancouver Sun, December 7, 2010)

Many Canadian convicts have FAS — can prison help them? (The Vancouver Sun, December 8, 2010)