FASD - A Brighter Future Conference - past event


Ongwanada Resource Centre
191 Portsmouth Ave
Kingston , ON
Thursday, November 7, 2013
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Diane Stewart at 613-546-6613 ext 262
Kingston FASD Action Network This conference will be of interest to health, social service and education professionals, parents ,caregivers and people living with FASD. The presentations and panel discussion will highlight some of the local resources and processes for seeking a diagnosis, some of the resources and new projects in development for support of families living with FASD. ... Managers will gain some insight into the frontline perspective of services for families struggling to provide the best environment for their family member affected with FASD. RSVP by: November 5/2013 When:Thursday November 7th, 2013 Time: 9 am to 4:00pm Cost: $25.00 per person for day event. Learning and Sharing Group (Same location) 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm (FREE) Please RSVP to both events to: Diane Stewart Community Living Kingston 1412 Princess Street, Kingston K7M3E5 613-546-6613 ext 262 RSVP by: November 5/2013 Registration from 8:30 - 9 am 9:00 - 10:30 Launch of Jasob's Story - a play written by Len Whalen and performed by local actors. Featuring the song Victim of the Eyes by Sam and Emma McNichols 10:45 - 12 Diagnosis, Dilemmas and Hope Presentation by Christine Wasson, psychologist at the Hotel Dieu Child Development Centre The process of seeking a diagnosis: where to go, supporting information to bring and provider options Lunch 1:00 - 2:00 1:00 - 2:15 Strongest Families Presentation by Courtney Green, Manager of Research Development Canada FASD Research Network and Dr.Amy Hewitt Providing effective, evidence based support to families through the online Strongest Families Program. Overview of the Canadian FASD Diagnostic Guidelines review process 2:30 - 4:00 The lived experience of FASD: Life on the Frontline A panel discussion with caregivers living with FASD facilitated by Donna Clarke-McMullen.