Register Today! FASD Conference in Charlotte, March 8th from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Advances in Diagnosis and Management

Target Audience

Pediatricians, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, neonatal, psychiatric and pediatric nurses, pediatric therapists—OTs, STs, PTs, parents, foster care professionals, LCSWs, behavior therapists, psychologists, counselors and teachers.

Description

Fetal Alcohol spectrum disorders are costly, life-long disabilities. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are known as hidden disabilities because the vast majority of children and adults living with the impairments are not diagnosed. This conference will discuss how a parent or professional can recognize and provide the most optimal environments, give the best therapies and provide optimal medical care for children with FASDs.

Course Outcome:
After the conference, participants will be able to discuss how a parent or professional can recognize and provide the most optimal environments, give the best therapies and provide optimal medical care for children with FASDs.

Speakers:
Yasmin Senturias, MD, FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Medical Director, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics of the Carolinas – Charlotte Clinic, Atrium Health
Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics at UNC Chapel Hill

And Featuring Expert Faculty from the Atrium Health Learning Academy:
Kristin Gabriel, MSP, CCC/SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
Carolinas Rehab Pediatric Therapy- Wendover

Michelle K. Yoder, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist
Clinical Coordinator
Carolinas Rehabilitation Pediatric Therapy-Pineville and Wendover

Brittany I. Boswell, MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist
Carolinas Rehabilitation
Atrium Health

Karen Charlton, MPT
Lead Physical Therapist
Clinical Education Coordinator
Carolinas Rehabilitation Pediatric Therapy Pineville

Register HERE!