Upcoming Events

Aulneau Renewal Centre

The Centre will be hosting support groups for children with exceptional siblings Saturdays from September to March. For full details please see the poster.


“There’s Always a Reason for the Behaviour”: Becoming a Behavioural Detective

The Manitoba FASD Family Network presents an afternoon with Kim Barthel, OT, on October 11th, 2018. This FREE presentation will provide insight into understanding behaviours and practical strategies for sensory issues, trauma and cognitive challenges. See below for registration information at locations near you!

Beausejour Registration                                                Winnipeg Registration

Portage la Prairie Registration

La Broquerie (Steinbach) Registration

Selkirk Registration

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Manitoba FASD Coalition Inc. Annual General Meeting

2018 AGM PosterThe Manitoba FASD Coalition will host their Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at the SSCY Centre in Winnipeg and via Telehealth and all members are invited to attend. Members will have the opportunity to participate in the annual election of officers and to nominate a Coalition member to serve on the Board of Directors, please submit a nomination form no later than October 9th.

To register for the AGM please email the Coalition office, coordinator@fasdcoalition.ca by October 9, 2018.


International FASD Awareness Day 2018 celebrations

During the month of September, communities across the province will be hosting various activities in recognition of International FASD Awareness Day. Come Celebrate With Us:

Life’s Journey: September 9th, 2018, 10am to 12pm Life’s Journey is hosting a celebration of FASD Awareness Day with keynote guest speaker Mayor Brian Bowman!

For full details and location, please click here.

Portage & Area FASD Coalition: On September 7th, the Portage & Area Coalition will host an FASD Day B-B-Q.

For location, time and further information, please click here.

South Parkland FASD Coalition: September 7th at Noon, join the South Parkland FASD Coalition for “Lunch with Bev”, a program for service providers working with people with FASD.

For full details, please click here.

South Parkland FASD Coalition: Join the South Parkland FASD Coalition September 28th at 2 p.m. for “Coffee With Bev”, a program for people who have been impacted by FASD.

For details, please click here.

The Pas & Area FASD Coalition: On Sunday, September 9th at 1 p.m. The Pas & Area FASD Coalition will be hosting an FASD Awareness Walk.

For complete details, please click here.

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Manitoba FASD Family Network welcomes Myles Himmelreich

Myles is a well-known motivational speaker, consultant and trainer on FASD and will be presenting at the SSCY Centre on Friday, February 16th, 2018. Please note that this presentation will not be available via Telehealth.

For full details and registration information, please click here.


Southeast FASD Coalition Art Show “Display of Strengths”

Friday, January 19, 2018, 4 – 7 p.m.  at the El’Dad Outreach, 315 PTH 52W, Mitchell MB.

For additional information and to view the poster, please click here.


FASD, Mental Health and Addictions

Join us on November 17th for a panel discussion featuring representatives (both staff and participants) from Starfish, Touchstone and FASD Life’s Journey, who will lead a panel discussion on FASD, Mental Health and Additions.  For registration information and to view the full poster please visit the Info Series page of this website,


Kim Barthel Presentation in The Pas

The Pas and Area FASD Committee is pleased to announce that Kim Barthel will be speaking in The Pas on October 5, 2017.  Kim will be speaking on “How Attachment Shapes our Lives”, including how our attachment may change when a child has autism, FASD, anxiety, or other challenges. This workshop is open to Flin Flon, Swan River, The Pas and surrounding areas.

Registration is only $25 and includes lunch and snacks.  To register please contact Joanne Wyman, FASD Diagnostic Coordinator, Primary Health Care Centre, The Pas (204) 623-9649.

Click here for a copy of the session agenda.

 


 Building Circles of Support
An Educational Series on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Wednesdays from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Manitoba FASD Centre located at SSCY Centre, 1155 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

When

October 4, 2017

October 11, 2017

October 18, 2017

October 25, 2017

November 1, 2017

November 8, 2017

November 15, 2017

November 22, 2017

Information Series

Parents, caregivers, other family members and professionals who support children and youth under 18 years of age, recently seen or diagnosed at the Manitoba FASD Centre.

Topics Include

  • What does it mean that my child has FASD?
  • How will FASD affect their behaviour, school performance and social interactions?
  • How can I help others understand my child’s disability?
  • How can I help my child/youth understand his/her disability?
  • How can I help my child/youth develop his/her strengths?

Please note that we will be discussing a different topic each week.  We encourage you to commit to attend for the entire 8 weeks.  Please note there will be a maximum of 65 participants registered for this series.

To Register By Phone – Rita (204) 258-6601