FASD Services for Parents, Caregivers & Families

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    Service coordination

    Community Services Coordination Network (CSCN) is the agency that provides services coordination in the London region for parents and caregivers.

    LFCC services

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    Parent Connect

    Parent Connect is a parent-parent mentoring program, funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation. This program connects parents/caregivers of children (of any age) with suspected or diagnosed Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) or a complex neurodevelopmental disorder into mentor-mentee dyads. The purpose of this program is to connect parents/caregivers with similar lived experiences to decrease their experience of social isolation. The program is offered throughout Southwest Ontario yet participants are not required to travel to take part in the program.

    For more information, please call 519-878-FASD (3273) or email FASD@lfcc.on.ca.

    A Night Out

    Support Group for Parents/Caregivers with FASD
    A Night Out is a safe, supportive, and stigma-free environment for parents/caregivers raising children and youth with FASD. Evenings include engaging discussions, learning opportunities, and a chance to relax while children and youth engage in safe, interactive, developmentally appropriate sensory programming. This group is possible through a partnership with LFCC, Humana Community Services, and Merrymount.

    For more information, please call 519-878-FASD (3273) or email fasd@lfcc.on.ca

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    Diagnostic services

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    Suspected FASD can be assessed and diagnosed at LFCC using a multi-disciplinary team approach including a physician, psychologist, and speech and language pathologist.

    Please contact services@lfcc.on.ca or call 519-870-5922 for fees and more information.

    The Ontario Government recently announced additional funding for FASD diagnosis. Please contact CSCN for more information about the government-funded options for diagnosis in the London region.