Our newly appointed Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. James Reynolds, will speak with the Hastings and Prince Edward County FASD Care Giver Support Group on April 18 to share his research on the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on the developing brain. During the workshop, he will also explore the resulting cognitive, behavioural and socio-emotional deficits that may occur in children when the developing prenatal brain is exposed to alcohol include a discussion on the impact of treatment and developing community awareness of prenatal alcohol exposure on the developing brain. This workshop is for parents, teachers, therapists, doctors and respite support workers. Find out more: bit.ly/2Z404CP

Dr. Reynolds also spoke last week about FASD in the classroom with the British Columbia Provincial Outreach Program for FASD (POPFASD). In the podcast “FASD Through a Variety of Lenses,” Dr. Reynolds shares his knowledge, experience and ideas around how educators can best support students with FASD. In addition to his role as Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Reynolds is the Program Lead for the FASD Research Program in the Kids Brain Health Network.