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The Sensory World of People with FASD
The sensory world of people with FASD can affect every aspect of daily life. Our newest webinar is titled "The Sensory World of People with FASD”. After introducing sensory processing, a parent and a retired occupational therapist will have a conversation of how occupational therapy can positively impact the daily function of people with FASD.

Oct 29, 2021 11:00 AM in Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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Lisa Brownstone
Occupational Therapist
Lisa Brownstone is a retired Occupational Therapist living in Regina Saskatchewan. She has Master’s degree in Community Health and Epidemiology. Her particular areas of focus include social policy and community development, program evaluation and research, as well as Occupational Therapy. Brownstone has received a number awards for her work, including the YWCA’s 2008 Woman of Distinction Award in the area of Wellness, Recreation and Healthy Living. She has a long history of working with people who have a FASD. This includes assessments and interventions for people with concurrent disorders such as a FASD, intellectual disability, childhood trauma and mental health illnesses. She has authored studies exploring homelessness and adults with FASD, developed an FASD mentoring program, conducted evaluations of FASD support programs and provided occupational therapy services for people with FASD. Lisa is the mother of two children with FASD and is currently raising her grandchildren.
Shana Mohr
@CanFASD Family Advisory Committee and the FASD Network of Saskatchewan
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.
Dr. Aamena Kapasi
Host @University of Alberta and CanFASD
Aamena Kapasi is a post doctoral fellow at the University of Alberta, and is working on the Substance Use and Addictions in FASD Populations study for her post doctoral research in partnership with CanFASD. Aamena completed her Masters of Counselling Psychology at the University of Western Ontario, and her Ph.D in School and Clinical Child Psychology at the University of Alberta. She has been conducting research in the area of FASD since 2013 and her research is focused on supports and interventions for individuals with FASD. She has a passion for both research and clinical work and children, youth, and families.