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Feb
21
Wed
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Webcast @ online
Feb 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

 Register now for this February 21, 2018 Webcast

Join this free webcast entitled: Supporting Employment Success in Adults with FASD.

Securing and maintaining employment for persons with FASD can be challenging.  In this webinar, our presenters will discuss what employment success looks like for persons with FASD, which includes:

  • Sharing findings, including survey responses and video footage, from the CanFASD study “Supporting Employment Success in Adults with FASD“ 
  • Presenting the preliminary evaluation tool guide for guiding employment professionals in their work with adults with FASD
  • Explaining the prompts for evaluating a client’s well-being and factors for preparing for, obtaining and maintaining employment

This webinar will be of interest to persons directly affected by FASD, employers and anyone else supporting persons with FASD.

AGENDA:
Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MST
Speakers: 
Dr. Marnie Makela and Aamena Kapasi
Register Here
Format: Presenters with PowerPoint Presentation
Cost: FREE! Please share with your networks
Q&A: You can pose questions to the speakers through the live chat functionality. Remember, the live webcasts are interactive and we encourage you to participate in the question and answer portions by typing questions for speakers in the chat window, which is located below the main video panel on the webcast page.

SPEAKER BIOS
Dr. Marnie Makela is a registered psychologist in Edmonton and researcher with the Canada FASD Research Network. She focuses her clinical and research work on children, youth and young adults who are presenting with learning, behavioural and mental health concerns related to FASD and other developmental disabilities. She also provides consultation for families of children with complex disabilities, such as FASD, who require a combination of individual therapy for their child and assistance with supports at home, school and other environments.  

Aamena Kapasi is a PhD student at the University of Alberta in the School and Clinical Child Psychology program. Aamena has a passion for working with children and youth, and her research interests include supports and interventions for individuals with FASD.

Previous webcasts are available on the CSS Learning Series Website.

THE FASD LEARNING SERIES:
The FASD Learning Series helps individuals, caregivers, front-line workers and professionals learn more about FASD, and how to support persons with FASD. The educational sessions cover a broad range of topics and are accessible to all Albertans. 

Alberta’s FASD 10-Year Strategic Plan outlines the government’s commitment to provide awareness and prevention of FASD, as well as assessment, diagnosis, and support for individuals with FASD and their caregivers. All services and activities are built on a foundation of stakeholder engagement

 

Mar
9
Fri
Friday Night Social at Reality Kitchen @ Reality Kitchen
Mar 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Fridays, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

January 12
February 9
March 9
April 13
May 11

Reality Kitchen
645 River Road, Suite 2
Eugene, Or 97404

This free activity is open to teens and adults with autism who want to hang out together to socialize and/or participate in a planned activity. Food and drink are available for purchase.

Registration not required.

Mar
11
Sun
KindTree – Bridgeway House Swim @ Tamarack Pool
Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Second Sunday Through April, 2018. Sponsored by KindTree – Autism Rocks and Bridgeway House.

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Come enjoy this 92 degree, salt water pool

Suggested donation $5.00 per person or $10 per family

 
Our pool features a long, gentle ramp that begins right at deck level and allows for easy walking or wheelchair access directly into the pool. Hoyer lifts help with transfers to and from the pool and spa. Saltwater tolerant walkers and wheelchairs, also large, alter-access, and family dressing rooms are available just off the pool deck. Our men’s and women’s locker rooms are fully accessible. We also have an on-deck seating area for land-loving caregivers, friends, and family.
 
 
Mar
13
Tue
All Access Dance with Dj Avatar @ Whirled Pies Downtown
Mar 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Come dance to the best music hits with DJ Avatar (guest DJ Stefan in February) at Whirled Pies Downtown. Meet up with your buddies. Find a new dance partner. This could be the start of something nice!

The second Tuesday of every month. Just $2.00 donation.

Join their Facebook Group HERE. 

Apr
8
Sun
KindTree – Bridgeway House Swim @ Tamarack Pool
Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Second Sunday Through April, 2018. Sponsored by KindTree – Autism Rocks and Bridgeway House.

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Come enjoy this 92 degree, salt water pool

Suggested donation $5.00 per person or $10 per family

 
Our pool features a long, gentle ramp that begins right at deck level and allows for easy walking or wheelchair access directly into the pool. Hoyer lifts help with transfers to and from the pool and spa. Saltwater tolerant walkers and wheelchairs, also large, alter-access, and family dressing rooms are available just off the pool deck. Our men’s and women’s locker rooms are fully accessible. We also have an on-deck seating area for land-loving caregivers, friends, and family.
 
 
Apr
10
Tue
All Access Dance with Dj Avatar @ Whirled Pies Downtown
Apr 10 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Come dance to the best music hits with DJ Avatar (guest DJ Stefan in February) at Whirled Pies Downtown. Meet up with your buddies. Find a new dance partner. This could be the start of something nice!

The second Tuesday of every month. Just $2.00 donation.

Join their Facebook Group HERE. 

Apr
13
Fri
Friday Night Social at Reality Kitchen @ Reality Kitchen
Apr 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Fridays, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

January 12
February 9
March 9
April 13
May 11

Reality Kitchen
645 River Road, Suite 2
Eugene, Or 97404

This free activity is open to teens and adults with autism who want to hang out together to socialize and/or participate in a planned activity. Food and drink are available for purchase.

Registration not required.

May
8
Tue
All Access Dance with Dj Avatar @ Whirled Pies Downtown
May 8 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Come dance to the best music hits with DJ Avatar (guest DJ Stefan in February) at Whirled Pies Downtown. Meet up with your buddies. Find a new dance partner. This could be the start of something nice!

The second Tuesday of every month. Just $2.00 donation.

Join their Facebook Group HERE. 

May
11
Fri
Friday Night Social at Reality Kitchen @ Reality Kitchen
May 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Fridays, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

January 12
February 9
March 9
April 13
May 11

Reality Kitchen
645 River Road, Suite 2
Eugene, Or 97404

This free activity is open to teens and adults with autism who want to hang out together to socialize and/or participate in a planned activity. Food and drink are available for purchase.

Registration not required.

Jun
8
Fri
Friday Night Social at Reality Kitchen @ Reality Kitchen
Jun 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Fridays, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

January 12
February 9
March 9
April 13
May 11

Reality Kitchen
645 River Road, Suite 2
Eugene, Or 97404

This free activity is open to teens and adults with autism who want to hang out together to socialize and/or participate in a planned activity. Food and drink are available for purchase.

Registration not required.

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