A network of FASD supports and services in our community
What is FASD?
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
FASD is a lifelong disability that affects the brain and body of people who were exposed to alcohol in the womb. Each person with FASD has both strengths and challenges and will need special supports to help them succeed with many different parts of their daily lives. About 4% of Canadians are believed to have FASD
What is PLEXUS?
Your Network of FASD services and supports in our community
The word PLEXUS means an intricate network. Those with FASD, their caregivers, service providers and community members all make up this network of people who create space for individuals of all ages and their families. PLEXUS can help access FASD informed services and supports.
At the heart of our network are those with FASD.
People with FASD have many strengths and challenges.
Caregivers of those with FASD will find support and information here.
Plexus offers collaboration, information and education for service providers.
From coordination to social activities, PLEXUS offers many different types of supports.
Click here for FASD Resources and information
Meet the people and organizations working together at PLEXUS.
We work together, as partners to provide FASD services and supports in what is now known as Waterloo Region.
We understand FASD is a brain-based disability. We strive to provide accommodated services and supports..
We recognize that where you were born, live, learn, work, and play affect your health, well-being and sense of belonging.
We know that FASD is different for everyone and we will build a plan that works for you.
We highlight individual strengths and gifts