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FASD: “Now What?”

Description: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is an invisible brain-based disability that arises due to exposure to alcohol prenatally. FASD one of the leading known causes of development disabilities in North America. Approaching FASD through a neurobehavioural lens will allow for acceptance and understanding of the disability. Those with FASD may have issues with memory, processing of information, living skills, learning and social skills. This workshop will explore these ideas and more.     

Who should attend?

  • Parents, caregivers, guardians and family members
  • Social workers, community cases workers, community agencies*
  • Teachers, educators and managers*

*Agencies or Professional teams seeking a workshop or training session, specific for their team, can request a separate workshop to be scheduled at a time and date of preference. If interested in scheduling a team/agency specific workshop please contact Patricia Chan @ pchan@erinoakkids.ca or Rexella Dwomoh @ rdwomoh@erinoakkids.ca to arrange.

Registration is now open for Learning Series: Sessions 1-4, in partnership with Dufferin Wellington Guelph FASD. Please visit Dufferin Wellington FASD for a description of the sessions and a link to registerSessions will be held October 25, November 22, December 13 and January 25.

For more information on FASD services at any time, please call the ErinoakKids Intake Team at 905-855-2690 extension 1.