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FASD: Better understanding for better outcomes

Start Date:11/22/2021

Start Time:12:00 PM AST

Duration:60 minutes

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Veuillez noter que ce webinaire se déroulera en anglais. La version française de ce webinaire sera presenté le 23 novembre.

FASD 101

Webinar Objectives 

The webinar will cover: 
  • What is fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD);
  • What are the impacts of FASD on the brain;
  • How FASD is diagnosed;
  • What are the signs, symptoms and behaviours;
  • Resources/best practice approaches to working with individuals with FASD; and
  • An overview of the Centre of Excellence and the process of assessment.  

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Tanya Walsh, PSW

After 18 years in the health background Tanya Walsh, decided to follow a passion of hers which was to help others with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and help bring awareness to what is known as an invisible diagnosis. This passion developed as her son who was gifted to her by adoption was born with FASD in 2009 and later diagnosed in 2017. She has been with the Centre of excellence as the Saint John Coordinator since late 2018.

Maria DesRoches

Infirmière Auxiliaire, CCFE et certifie en Thérapie de la Réalité

Maria DesRoches à travailler 14 ans comme une animatrice communautaire pour VON Bebe et Moi en Sante en offrant des cours prénatals a des jeunes adolescentes enceinte ainsi qu’un programme post natal pour des jeunes parents. Durant ce temps, elle offrait déjà de l’éducation au sujet du TSAF et faisait partie de la Communauté de Pratique du Grand Moncton pour le TSAF. Depuis 2014, elle est une Coordinatrice Régional au Centre d’Excellence du TSAF pour la province du NB.