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Grandmother raising Grandchildren with FASD in Hamilton Ontario Canada

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Upcoming Events, not to be missed! The following events were posted by Mark and Savanna, co-founders of Hamilton FASD Parent & Caregiver Support Group.

Their contact info:

Upcoming Events, not to be missed!

Fascets Canada – Demystifying FASD and other Neurobehavioural Conditions

Special 2 Day Training for Professionals and Caregivers!

  • When: February 29th and March 1st, 2016
  • Where: Carmen’s Banquet Centre,  1520 Stone Church Road, Hamilton
  • Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Cost: $260.00 for both days  ($150 for parents & caregivers)
  • (Registration cost includes continental breakfast and full lunches on both days)
  • Registration Closes: February 12, 2016

Please see http://www.hamiltonfasdsupport.ca for more information.

Upcoming Events, not to be missed!

There is an FASD Conference in Sault St. Marie on Tuesday October 27Thursday October 29, 2015

Cost: $50 for the conference, includes lunch and refreshment breaks.  Note: Limited bursaries may be available for parents of/ or individuals living with FASD as well as graduates of AEI program. Maximum bursary amount: $500/ family.
Keynotes include:
  • Dr. Edward Riley, FASD- An Update on Recent Research and New Developments
  • Dr. Sterling Clarren– New Canadian Guildelines for Screening and Diagnosis
  • Dr. Lori Vitale Cox– Medicine Wheel Toolkit
  • Myles Himmelreich– What to Expect During a Full Body Diagnosis

Workshops and Sessions Include:

  • Seeing Through the Eyes of your Heart- Rebecca Martel & Jean Tait
  • Parent Child Assistance Program From a Rural Perspective- Tracey Knowlton
  • Heart Work, Long Ours Quilt- Cindy Peltier & Alison Trantor
  • Healing our Hearts, Accommodating our People- Richard Willier
  • ‘Cause It’s Still Not My Fault: Applying Best Practices for Students with FASD in the Classroom- Allan Mountford
  • Living Outside the Box- Tina Andrews
  • How to Communicate a Diagnosis of FASD to Children and Youth- Dr. Brenda Stade
  • Let’s Set the Stage- Debbie Michaud & Rhonda Konrad
  • Panel Discussion – Savanna along with RJ Formanek (FB FLying with Broken Wings), James Gideon and Matt Sinclair.

For information on any of the above events, please contact Mark & Savanna at:

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Author: whereasi

I am a Grandmother raising Grandchildren with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Please read of our family struggles and challenges with this mental disorder at www.challengedhope.com. My memoirs: Two Decades Of Diapers, and, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: The Teen Years, are available from Amazon, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, and other fine ebook distributors. I have also written fiction, including a six-book English seaside series, titled, Under the Shanklin sky. I am now embarking on a new adventure creating children's picture books. For all info, see my author blog at www.barbarastudham.com.

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