6th Annual Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Eastern Ontario Symposium

Language: Bilingual
Date: January 24, 2023
Location: Online
Cost: $149

Description: A day-long virtual conference focusing on the theme: “It is Time for Change”.  The conference organizers hope to bring together advocates and researchers to share their knowledge and creative ideas about effecting change in systems, identifying existing gaps and suggesting actions we need to take to support people (and their caregivers) in the FASD community.

Here’s what you can expect to learn about in the online workshops/breakout sessions if you join us (virtually) at Eastern Canada’s largest annual gathering of everyone connected to the FASD community:

  • FASD and Transitional Aged Youth – A Call to Action
  • Reach For It! – Building Connections and Understanding; Community Based Programming for children and youth with FASD
  • Origin Stories and Destinations
  • Parent-to-parent support: A proposed model of peer support and family resilience
  • Moving towards a tiered service delivery model to better support students with FASD at school
  • Supporting Older Caregivers of Adults with FASD through Education and Peer Mentorship
  • The Intersections of FASD and Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation
  • The NB FASD Centre of Excellence – A collaborative approach to building capacity
  • Addressing the Complex Issue of Aggression Toward Families / Caregivers in Childhood and Adolescence: Overview of the National Consortium on AFCCA and Adopt4Life’s AFCCA Family Supports Program
  • Using a translational approach to evaluate the links between immune system dysregulation and health problems in FASD: A possible role of the gut microbiota
  • “Aborder l’agression envers les parents et la famille dans l’enfance et l’adolescence (APFEA): aperçu du Consortium national sur l’APFEA et du programme de soutien à la famille APFEA d’Adopt4Life”
  • Advocacy for FASD in the Public Education System


Event Schedule Details

  • January 24, 2023 8:00 am   -   5:00 pm
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