You Are Invited To: The Importance of the Lived Experience in FASD Research Virtual Meeting

Please join us, the Family Support Institute of BC, in a virtual discussion around the role of parents in FASD Research. The panel includes Kelly Harding, Researcher with CanFASD. Kelly will present an overview of CanFASD, what the research process is, and how/why family collaboration is important to the research.

Marsha Wilson parent and Instructor (FASD Project Lead) at Douglas College Marsha is one of the BC reps on the Family Advisory Committee for CanFASD Research Network and has been part of the launch of the Adult Expert Committee (AFECT) which captures the voice of adults with FASD in research. Marsha will highlight how parents can affect great change in the role of research both from a personal and professional experience and will speak to how it can be a hope builder.

Lauren Richardson Self Advocate, AFECT member will speak to her lived experience in FASD research and how it has changed her life and provides hope and inspiration to create change for other Self- Advocates.

The discussion will follow with attendees with questions and interests in the research.

Family Support Institute of BC (FSI) is a provincial not-for-profit society committed to supporting families who have a family member with a disability.
FSI is unique in Canada and the only grass roots family to family organization that has a broad volunteer base.

Time: Jan 25, 2021 06:00 PM (Pacific)

To register or for more information, click here.

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