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Caregiver Support Intervention Options

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Modified on 2013/04/19 22:39 by Administrator Categorized as Resources and Links

LINKS

Canada Adopts: Adoptive Parent Support Groups in Canada
Website listing national and provincial support groups for foster and adoptive parents

Key Worker and Parent Support Services (British Columbia)
A service provided in BC to provide education, support, and resources to families with FASD. Webpage contains a link displaying key workers and parent support agencies for each region of the province (from BC Ministry of Children and Family Development)

FaFASD: Families and Supports Affected by FASD (Michigan)
Caregiver support group for Michigan families affected by FASD

Join the Circle of Hope/Birth Mothers Network
A network of support for birth mothers from NOFAS

Stepping Out on Saturdays (SOS) (Manitoba)
A respite program through Manitoba's Rehabilitation Centre for Children for children 3-12 years old with FASD. The program provides respite to parents while providing opportunities for children to develop social skills, self regulation, fine motor and gross motor skills

Virtual Family Center
MOFAS's online support community for families affected by FASD

MOFAS Sponsored Support Groups (Minnesota, USA)
Information on caregiver support groups in Minnesota

MOFAS Family Activities and Classes (Minnesota, USA)
Webpage outlining activites, classes, and family retreats in Minnesota for families dealing with FASD (from MOFAS)

Birth Families (Minnesota, USA)
MOFAS supports for biological families of individuals with FASD

OlderFAS Support Group
Support group for parents of older teens and adults with FASD

FASHomeEd
Group for parents who are home-schooling kids with FASD to share resources, methods, encouragement, etc.

The FASD Trust
Online community providing forums, support groups, resources, etc. (This page is run in the UK, but anyone can join)

FASD Frontline Worker Meetings (Edmonton, AB)
Monthly meetings for frontline workers to share ideas and support about working with those with FASD

Families Moving Forward Program
A program involving behavioural intervention for children and support for families

RESOURCES

FASD Frontline April 2013
Newsletter from Edmonton Fetal Alcohol Network containing many suggestions for ways to support caregiver needs

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