A Conference for Us. Barbara M. Wybrecht FASD Clinical Nurse Specialist with assistance from Rob Wybrecht FASD Expert Panel Member. How It All Began. Why can’t there be a conference for people like me, people with FAS (or another FASD)?. A Conference in a Camp Setting. Not a camp
A Conference for Us
Barbara M. Wybrecht
FASD Clinical Nurse Specialist
with assistance from
FASD Expert Panel Member
Why can’t there be a conference for people like me, people with FAS (or another FASD)?
A Conference in aCamp Setting
Not a camp
Not just for fun
Our first and foremost concern is that of safety and comfort.
A support person will accompany each person attending the conference.
Individuals who are friendly, talkative, caring, and want to please
Individuals who may process more slowly, needing fewer but more concrete words
Individuals who may have challenges regarding impulse control
Individuals with a shorter attention span,
who need hands on concrete visual aides
Individuals with memory problems who often
need pre- teaching, teaching, and then
bi-monthly, then weekly for last month
Dr. Faye Calhoun
Dr. Ed Riley
Dr. Karla Damus, Kathy Walz
to Help You and Your Family
Dr. Ann Streissguth
Sharing My Good Ideas About Living with FAS
A panel of four, Tony Kezenius, Karyann Clark, Shaun Notten and Mary Van Swol, facilitated by Dr. Jacquelyn Bertrand from the CDC
What To Do If You Are Stopped by the Police
Presented by Rob Wybrecht facilitated
by Dr. Karen Stern JD, Office of Juvenile Justice
Job Success – What Helps and What Hurts
A panel, Mellissa Clark, Cindy Gere,
John Kellerman, facilitated by Marsha
What to Do with the Mad That You Feel?
Libby Robold, Mary Van Swol, Ben Brewer
and advocate, individually and as a diad.
Don’t lose sight of each other.
after lights out, called in if any concerns
of our group
horses. Each participant enjoyed the horses
according to their comfort level
If you would like assistance in working with teens and young adults to plan their conference
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