Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Keyworker

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Keyworker - Starfish

We help families and other professionals in understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

Our Keyworker

  • Can help ease the feelings of frustration for your child or youth
  • Builds on the strengths and victories of the child or youth with their families
  • Provides emotional and practical support, including at school support
  • Helps with the diagnosis process, paperwork, reports, and assessments
  • Provides workshops for families and other professionals
  • Is the family’s advocate

Children who qualify for our program are 0-19 years old and either diagnosed or waiting for a diagnosis for suspected FASD or a Complex Behavior Disorder.

We can help you in a variety of ways:

  • Meet you at your home, virtually, outside or at our office
  • Go through the assessment process and help with where to start
  • Suggest new methods for working with your child or youth
  • Lend you books, DVDs, and other material about FASD
  • Tell you about other services and resources available
  • Connect you to other parents, and parent support groups

Optional Parent Support

The parent support offers you a chance to talk to other parents who understand.

  • To share ideas, information, challenges, and successes
  • To learn practical strategies and have a better understanding
  • To feel supported, make friends and have some laughs

Community Services Provided

  • Information and resources
  • Consultation, training, and workshops
  • Facilitation at community meetings

Call: 250-833-0164 ext. 7 Email: keyworker@nullshuswapchildrens.ca

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