Finding Purpose: Living with FASD
Date(s) - Oct 9, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Westin Vancouver Airport Hotel
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In his presentation Myles will share life experiences on what it is like to live with a disability that is so stigmatized and misunderstood. By giving personal examples of sensory issues, processing, and executive functioning Myles hopes to encourage and inspire audiences, and society as a whole, to change the way they see and understand FASD.
This presentation is the keynote session at the 23rd BCAPOP Conference.
A 1-day conference registration option is available to those wishing to attend this keynote session only. The 1-day conference registration on October 10th includes the afternoon plenary session on Trauma-Informed Reproductive Care.
Information about the 23rd BCAPOP Conference is available at www.bcapop.ca/Annual-Conference-2019.
- Child Growth and Development
- Child Health and Wellbeing
- Early Care and Education
- Family Support
- Special Needs
Individuals with an interest in the impact of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FASD)
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Professional Development Certificate
Professional Development Certificate Credit Hours
Myles Himmelreich is a well-known motivational speaker, having presented nationally and internationally for many years, sharing his experiences of living with FASD. In his work as a mentor to other youth and adults with FASD, Myles has helped them to understand and accept that we may share similar struggles but also the desire to succeed. He has done a great deal of work as a consultant to many different agencies and at many conferences. Myles was also a co-lead of a ground-breaking study on the health and physical issues of adults living with FASD. His goal is to bring awareness, acceptance and a true understanding of FASD to his audiences.