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Assessment of Preschoolers with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

February 5, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Receiving a diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is the first step in connecting a child to the appropriate supports and beginning to plan for the future. This webinar will provide awareness and understanding of the multidisciplinary assessment for FASD in preschool children with prenatal alcohol exposure. Dr. Ana Hanlon-Dearman and Dr. Ghita Wiebe will explain the process of diagnosis, the benefits of diagnosis, and describe the current state of preschool FASD multidisciplinary assessments. Ms. Mohr is a caregiver to a child with FASD. She will speak to the impact of receiving her daughter’s diagnosis. There will be 10-15 minutes at the end of the presentation for attendees to have questions answered by the panelists.

Details

Date:
February 5, 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type:
,

Organizer

Marlene Dray
Phone:
306-651-4306
Email:
mdray@skprevention.ca

Presenters

Dr. Ana Hanlon-Dearman
About:

Dr. Hanlon-Dearman is a developmental pediatrician and the Medical Director of the Manitoba FASD Centre and the Child Development Clinic at Specialized Services for Children and Youth in Winnipeg Manitoba. She is Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba and is the Section Head of Developmental Pediatrics. She is a Co-Lead Diagnostics for CanFASD and has presented widely on FASD.

Dr. Ghita Wiebe
About:

Dr. Ghita Wiebe is a Developmental Pediatrician in Saskatoon. She completed her general pediatric residency in Saskatoon, and developmental fellowship at the University of Manitoba. Her clinical and academic interests are in autism, FASD, and the developmental and mental health needs of children and youth in foster care.

Shana Mohr
About:

Shana is the Training Manager for the FASD Network of Saskatchewan. She has trained hundreds of professionals, caregivers, and individuals with intellectual disabilities about the complexities of FASD. Through her experiences, she has developed an intimate understanding of the services available for individuals with FASD. Shana believes in the need for more research to fill the gaps in these services and to increase the accessibility for individuals with FASD and their caregivers. Shana is also the mom to an amazing daughter with FASD who motivates her unlimited passion for the cause. She is where Shana’s dedication started and continues to be her most important teacher in the complex world of FASD.

Details

Date:
February 5, 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type:
,

Organizer

Marlene Dray
Phone:
306-651-4306
Email:
mdray@skprevention.ca

Presenters

Dr. Ana Hanlon-Dearman
About:

Dr. Hanlon-Dearman is a developmental pediatrician and the Medical Director of the Manitoba FASD Centre and the Child Development Clinic at Specialized Services for Children and Youth in Winnipeg Manitoba. She is Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba and is the Section Head of Developmental Pediatrics. She is a Co-Lead Diagnostics for CanFASD and has presented widely on FASD.

Dr. Ghita Wiebe
About:

Dr. Ghita Wiebe is a Developmental Pediatrician in Saskatoon. She completed her general pediatric residency in Saskatoon, and developmental fellowship at the University of Manitoba. Her clinical and academic interests are in autism, FASD, and the developmental and mental health needs of children and youth in foster care.

Shana Mohr
About:

Shana is the Training Manager for the FASD Network of Saskatchewan. She has trained hundreds of professionals, caregivers, and individuals with intellectual disabilities about the complexities of FASD. Through her experiences, she has developed an intimate understanding of the services available for individuals with FASD. Shana believes in the need for more research to fill the gaps in these services and to increase the accessibility for individuals with FASD and their caregivers. Shana is also the mom to an amazing daughter with FASD who motivates her unlimited passion for the cause. She is where Shana’s dedication started and continues to be her most important teacher in the complex world of FASD.

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