FASD & the Justice System

FASD and the Justice System was developed by The FASD ONE Justice Committee of FASD ONE (FASD Ontario Network of Expertise) with funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Department of Justice Canada, Youth Justice Policy.

This resource would not be what it is if it were not for the special contributions, advice and gracious permissions to use materials from many different people and we thank them all for their commitment and dedication to their work and the assistance they have provided us in ours. 

The Current Members of the FASD Justice Committee are:

Jonathan Rudin - Program Director, Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto, ON (Committee Lead)

Patti McDonald – Senior Policy Analyst, Aboriginal Corrections Policy Unit, Public Safety Canada, Ottawa, ON (Committee Lead)

Nancy Dinnigan Prashad - Writer/Consultant, Environmental Health, Social Justice, Toronto ON

Sawsan Khowessah - Sr. Social Worker & Special Needs Consultant, Professional and Shared Services, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, North Bay, ON

Carol Lee Smith - Counsel, Social Justice Tribunals Ontario, Toronto, ON

Lori Vitale Cox - Clinical Coordinator: Eastern Door Diagnostic Team/ Director: Nogemag Healing Lodge

Fia Jampolsky: Solicitor, Legal Services, Yukon Government, Whitehorse Yukon

Sophie Hein - Lawyer, Service de recherche de la Cour du Québec, Québec, and LL.D. Candidate at University Laval

Corey Laberge - Deputy Children's Advocate, Manitoba Office of the Children's Advocate

Previous Committee Members who worked on this project were:

Joyce Atcheson
Elaine Cousineau
Linda Johnson
Laura Whalen
Judy Mungovan
Teala Quintanilla

Contributors to this resource were:

Mary Cunningham
Lori Mishibinijima
Steve Mohammed
Alan Mountford
Susan Santiago
David Aleksis - Underfoot Communications