Presented by the Toronto FASD coordinating network
Free for Parents and caregivers of children, youth, and adults with FASD.
Registration fee is funded by the Circle for Children Foundation. Please register by December 4, 2017
9:30-10:30- Lived Experience Panel
10:30-12:30- Common Sensory Integration Challenges in Individuals with FASD, including a discussion on recommendations, equipment, and adaptive devices for addressing these sensory differences.
Presenter: Madiha Sultan Occupational Therapist, Adult Program, Surrey Place Centre, Toronto.
1:30-3:30- Sleep Challenges will focus on the function of sleep, what goes wrong when sleep is bad, and how sleep evaluation and treatment has drastically changed for patients with FASD, based upon recent research.
Presenter: Dr. Colin Shapiro Professor of Psychiatry and Ophthalmology at University of Toronto; Director, Youthdale Child and Adolescence Sleep Centre; Medical Director Sleep and Alertness Clinic, Bay Street, Toronto; Director International Sleep Clinic, Parry Sound.
3:30-4:30: Nutrition & Diet children with FASD have unique nutrition needs, but making positive changes to eating can be challenging. This presentation will summarize current evidence on nutrition needs and focus on practical methods to improve your child’s eating.
Presenter: Alyson Martinez, Registered Dietician, Senior Director, Clinical Services, Pediatric Clinic St. Michaels Hospital, & member of Boomerang Health Pediatric Clinic, Toronto.