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Professional Development Session Available

Professional Development Session for Educators: Understanding FASD in the classroom

Date: November 12, 2021

Description: Meera Sidhu and Patricia Buenavente, FASD workers are pleased to offer a virtual session on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder with a focus on strategies for the classroom that may aid in the symptoms of FASD such as behavioural challenges. Each session will contain 45 min of content followed by a Q & A period.

Topic: Understand FASD with focus on strategies for the classroom

Audience: Educators, administrators and support staff

Format: Virtually, via Zoom

Time: Sessions are offered for 45 min. Additional time is available for Q & A

Presenters: FASD workers (Meera Sidhu and Patricia Buenavente from ErinoakKids)

Four one-hour virtual sessions available!

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Register today!

FASD: "Now What?" Understanding FASD for Professionals


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is an invisible brain-based disability that arises due to exposure to alcohol prenatally. FASD one of the leading known causes of development disabilities in North America. Approaching FASD through a neurobehavioural lens will allow for acceptance and understanding of the disability. Those with FASD may have issues with memory, processing of information, living skills, learning and social skills. This workshop will explore these ideas and more.     

Who Should Attend:

Agencies or Professional teams seeking a workshop or training session, specific for their team, can request a separate workshop to be scheduled at a time and date of preference. If interested in scheduling a team/agency specific workshop please contact Meera Sidhu @ or Patricia Buenavente @ to arrange.


Agency-specific materials for the Measure of Processes of Care (MPOC) evaluation for FASD: