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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Services

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) refers to a spectrum of physical and neurological conditions, occurring due to prenatal alcohol exposure in utero. 

ErinoakKids provides services and support to families living in Peel. You'll get one-on-one consultations with an FASD worker as well as follow-up services with parents and caregivers of children with FASD.

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What Do FASD Services Involve?

Referral Process and Criteria

Workshops and Other Programming

Learn More About FASD and FASD Resources 

What Do FASD Services Involve, and How Can It Help My Family?

FASD services may involve:

  • Caregiver coaching to understand FASD and helpful approaches 
  • System navigation and connecting your family to community supports and services 
  • This program provides an FASD lens during school meetings, case conferences, goal planning, etc.
  • Assisting youth with transition planning to adulthood 
  • Educating the school team and other professionals in your child’s life about FASD 

Referral Process and Criteria

A referral must be made to access FASD services. Referrals can ONLY be made by a legal guardian or with the consent and knowledge of a legal guardian.

Referral Criteria

Below are the criteria for FASD services:

  • Children 0 – 18 years old, or up to 21 if in school
  • Must be currently living in Peel 
  • Diagnosed with or suspected of having FASD
  • Clients do not require a formal FASD diagnosis to access FASD services

To make a referral, please call our Intake Services at 905-855-2690 ext. 1.

Workshops and Other Programming

Community Focused Workshops

ErinoakKids offers FASD workshops for professional development for community agencies.

Learn more about Community Focused Workshop

Reach For It! 

The 'Reach For It!’ program is a recreational program designed specifically for children and youth with FASD. The program is aimed at building positive relationships through mentorship by law enforcement and first responders, including: police, fire fighters and/or paramedics who have undergone FASD training.

Learn more about the Reach For It! program

Learn More

Learn more about what FASD is, its prevalence and FASD prevention and check out some recommended resources.

Learn More About FASD