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FAST Club could become B.C. benchmark

By playing to strengths, UFV’s FAST Club is helping elementary students with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder get the most of their school experience – locally for now, and potentially throughout the rest of British Columbia in the future. FAST Club is part of an ongoing, multi-university strength-based interventions research project run out of UFV’s department […]

Chris Bertram

Bertram to speak on new approaches to helping children with FASD

Where some people focus on weaknesses, Dr. Chris Bertram prefers to focus on strengths. The University of the Fraser Valley kinesiologist has been working with a research team for five years, trying to find ways to help children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder live up their full potential. Bertram, this year’s winner of the Teaching […]

New UFV video game program for children with FASD seeks participants

Hanging around playing video games may sound like fun, but it is also part of a University of the Fraser Valley research project focused on kids with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. UFV has been running FAST Club, an after-school motor-skills program for children with FASD for the past three years. New this year is an […]