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Trauma & Attachment in Individuals Experiencing Deafblindness with Kim Barthel (POPDB)

POPDB is pleased to announce our 2019-2020 Conference Speaker and Presentation: Trauma and Attachment in Individuals Experiencing Deafblindness with Kim Barthel In this two day conference, Kim will help us gain an appreciation of what is trauma and its effect on the whole person. The dual sensory loss of deafblindness can be viewed as contributing to a profound impact on overall human development affecting social, emotional, spiritual, behavioural, physical and cognitive functioning. Kim will help us learn how to understand and support our students who have deafblindness and have experienced trauma so that we have a positive impact on their lives.

Cost: $300 for both days

To register: https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/rmdcontinuingeducation/Activity_Search/9310

Mar 9th, 2020 to Mar 10th, 2020
Radisson Hotel, 8181 Cambie Rd, Richmond BC

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9th International Research Conference on Adolescents and Adults with FASD

Learning Objectives for conference

During the 2020 Conference, participants can expect to:

Connect the identified needs of community workers, healthcare providers, and families with the research community Recognize emerging research findings and how they might better assist ethical policy and decision making and the development of integrated and collaborative approaches across systems Examine practice-based evidence, projects and programs to understand the potential connections to research and potential longitudinal studies Engage in knowledge exchange and dialogue through sessions, networking and the direct experience of individuals with FASD and families.

Brochure and registration are now available at their website: https://interprofessional.ubc.ca/initiatives/fasd2020/

Apr 22nd, 2020 to Apr 25th, 2020
Hyatt Regency in Vancouver, BC

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Neurodiversity Conference

Nurturing Invisible Superpowers: A Conference on Neurodiversity

This conference will explore the wide range of neurodiversity that exists in our communities. The Conference seeks to promote a shared understanding of neurodiversity: a concept where neurological (brain development) differences are recognized and respected as variations rather than disorders, like any other human differences. Speakers will share evidence-based information as well as practical strategies that can be implemented into daily life.

Apr 27th, 2020 to Apr 28th, 2020
TRU Campus Activity Centre, Kamloops, BC

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