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FASD Conference Registration Pic for CAR
FASD Conference Registration Pic for CAR


The MTG Space

Greater Lansing Association of Realtors Building
4039 Legacy Parkway, Suite 200
Lansing, MI 48911

Map & Directions to the MTG Space Conference Center


Conference Times:

8:00 to 9:00 a.m.: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Conference Schedule (includes lunch)


Continental breakfast and lunch will be served during the conference.

Hotel for attendees:

Best Western Okemos/East Lansing Hotel and Suites
2209 University Park Drive
Okemos, MI 48864
(517) 349-8700



6 Hours of Social Work and Education continuing education credits will be offered.

Keynote Speakers:


Christina Chambers, Ph.D.: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: A Common but Under-Recognized Developmental Disability

Julie Kable, Ph.D.: Improving the lives of Individuals Impacted by Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and for Those Who Care for Them


Heather Carmichael Olson, Ph.D.: 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: Equal Justice: Is It Possible for Those with an FASD?


Self-Advocates Panel: Living, Learning, and Succeeding with FASD


Charlyss Ray and Mary Jo Kurily: Sensory Strategies for FASD through the Lifespan


Anna Hon and Bonnie Ekdahl: Sharing FASD HELPS: Lessons Learned on the Rez

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