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- Date: May 17, 2019
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 to 9:00 a.m.: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Conference Schedule (includes lunch)
The FASD Conference registration fee is $60 and includes continental breakfast, lunch, attendance at the conference, and access to conference materials online.
A limited number of scholarships are available to individuals and families living with FASD. Please contact Ann Carrellas at email@example.com or 313-577-8562 for information and availability before registering.
If you are unable to complete a registration online, please contact Ann Carrellas at firstname.lastname@example.org or 313-577-8562 to register by phone and pay by check.
6 Hours of Social Work and Education Continuing Education Credits available
Christina Chambers, PhD, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: A Common but Under-Recognized Developmental Disability
Julie Kable, PhD: Improving the lives of Individuals Impacted by Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and for Those Who Care for Them
Heather Carmichael Olson, PhD: Bringing the Innovative Families Moving Forward Program to Michigan
Breakout Sessions (two per attendee):
Adrienne Bashista: The Brain-Based Approach to FASD (Parts 1 and 2)
Nate Sheets: Cognitive Supports for People with FASD (Parts 1 and 2)
Emily Rusnak, Julie Kable & Parent Panel: Supporting Children with FASD in the Classroom
Charisse Cossu-Kowalski: Supports and Services for Children and Adults
Barbara Wybrecht: Criminal Justice Issues
Self-Advocates Panel: Living, Learning, and Succeeding with FASD
Charlyss Ray and Mary Jo Kurily: Sensory Strategies for FASD through the Lifespan
Anna Hon, Bonnie Ekdahl: Sharing FASD HELPS: Lessons Learned on the Rez
A group block of rooms is available for conference attendees on May 16, 2019 at the Best Western Hotel. Reservations should be made by calling the hotel directly at 517-349-8700 and ask for the MCFARES block. Rooms are $85 for a king bed, $95 for 2 queen beds, and $124 for a suite.
All reservations need to be made by April 25, 2019 to get the block rates.
Best Western Okemos/East Lansing Hotel and Suites
2209 University Park Drive
Okemos, MI 48864
Continental breakfast and lunch will be served during the conference.