FASD: Let’s Talk About It
This DVD contains 12 short videos with Myles Himmelreich. These videos may be used for viewing or in presentations. Topics include:
- What is FASD?
- FASD: A message for future parents
- Diagnosis: The start to a better understanding of FASD
- FASD: Doctors play an important role
- FASD: Prevention awareness, support, and understanding
- FASD: Let's move from shame to blame, to support and care
- FASD: Living with a brain and body disability
- FASD: No on/off switch
- FASD: Living with sensory issues and challenges
- FASD: Let’s support mothers and children
- FASD: I struggle but I also succeed
- FASD: Physical challenges
Everything You Need to Know about Alcohol in 22 Minutes
This DVD shows that teenage drinkers are more likely to experience health problems, school problems, and social dysfunction. It shows the effects of alcohol on the liver, immune system, and gastro-intestinal system, and how binge drinking can lead to alcohol poisoning and death. It also explains how alcohol impacts brain development during adolescence and permanently damages parts of the brain associated with memory. The video details how a mother’s drinking during pregnancy can cause Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and its impact on her child’s entire life. It includes first-person accounts of teens’ DUI tragedies, and describes the legal ramifications of underage drinking. The video helps viewers determine whether they have a drinking problem, plus where and how to get help.Audience: Grades 7-12SKU: 3-V-368
These 8.5 x 11 inch posters, developed by Childbirth Graphics, assist healthcare professionals in discussing alcohol use with their patients. Although these posters do not focus on FASD, they can be used to help patients understand that alcohol is one of many factors which can impact the development of the fetus.Audience: Healthcare Professionals and their PatientsSKU: 3-143
FASD: Realities and Possibilities – the Myles Himmelreich Story
Myles Himmelreich is a young man who lives with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. He eloquently speaks about his experiences, including both his challenges and his many successes. Myles is a seasoned presenter who has told his story to national and international audiences including professionals, caregivers, and individuals who are affected by FASD.
In this documentary, Myles courageously tells his story, speaking candidly about the issues he continues to face, as well as the strategies he has used to manage and overcome them. Tom Simes, a filmmaker who is passionate about FASD education, has collaborated with Myles and the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute to create a resource that captures the engaging and informative style of Myles’ presentations.
This resource includes an accompanying DVD guide, which provides discussion questions and additional information about FASD. This resource is appropriate for anyone wanting to understand more about FASD from an honest and personal perspective. Also available for LOAN, under resource number 3-V-300.SKU: 3-132
No Thanks I’m Pregnant
This 11” x 17” poster shows a pregnant woman turning down a glass of wine, saying “No thanks, I’m pregnant”.SKU: 3-050