Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder session – Launceston
March 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
What is FASD [Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder] and how can early childhood educators include children with FASD into their programs?
FASD in partnership with Gowrie Inclusion Agency Tasmania and Gowrie Training & Consultancy has organised a facilitated professional development session facilitated by Vicki Russell from FASD Tasmania.
The presentation will include:
- Overview of FASD – context – the impact of alcohol in society and particularly women’s use; the impact of alcohol at a cellular level and epigenetics; prevalence (international, national and state rates), Australian diagnostic instrument and diagnostic process
- Presentation of FASD – impact on development – brain and physical – presenting difficulties across the lifespan, identifying risk factors.
- Strategies to support the inclusion of children (FASD) within daily education and care programs – Vicki will draw on her experience and Certificate of Mastery in a neurobehavioural approach (USA).
This is an exciting opportunity not to be missed! Register on the link below.
When: Wednesday 31st March 10.00am– 12.00pm
Venue: Launceston Library Civic Square Room
Please note that all booking costs are exclusive of GST
March 31, 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm