Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Program

This program builds on caregiver’s strengths to meet their child’s needs through developing practical skills. CASA does not diagnose, but it will provide the family with information on how to get assessed.

What happens in this program?

Caregivers will learn about skills management and practice practical parent-child interactions. Children will have the opportunity to work on social skills through structured activities. The program takes place once per week for eight weeks.

Caregiver sessions cover topics including:

  • Understanding FASD
  • Sensory needs
  • Executive functioning
  • Emotional regulation
  • How to teach safety and boundaries
  • Attachment

Who is this program for?

The program is for caregivers of children ages three to 12 who are suspected to have or have a diagnosis of prenatal alcohol or drug exposure, or fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

​How do I access this program?

Caregivers, community members, community agencies, mental health therapists and physicians can refer.

Get started by calling the program coordinator at 780-984-1344.

To access programs you must go through our intake process.

For A Child In Immediate Crisis

If your child is in physical danger or is at risk of harming themselves or someone else, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department.

If your child is in crisis, dial the Edmonton crisis lines at 780-482-4357 or 780-342-7777 for immediate assistance.

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