Matthew Pakozdy FASD Motivational Speaker

Posted in News on 06 Sep 16

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In recognition of FASD Awareness Day, come out and hear Matthew Pakozdy speak. He is truly an amazing young man. Matt has been on an incredible journey and is a model of what it takes to be a successful adult living and thriving with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Matt is encouraging, inspiring, courageous, and generous in speaking about both his success and dealing with life’s challenges. Natalie Brake, Matt’s support person, will also be available to answer any questions.

Date: Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm (Doors open at 6:30)

Location: FPSS Society, 145-735 Goldstream Avenue

Topic: Getting an Education as one of Life’s Major Milestones.

During his presentation on this topic, Matthew shares:

  • Strategies you can apply when crisis hits
  • Tips on how to advocate within the education system
  • Insight on diversity and social anxiety in schools
  • Personal stories and tips about healthy relationships and interpersonal skills
  • Matthew’s personal success stories with the education system
  • Tools for parents working with teachers and modified learning
  • And more….

To register, contact Janet Christie at or 778-430-5459.

Light refreshments will be served. Certificates of Attendance issued.

Matthrew Pakozdy FASD Motivational Speaker Poster

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145 - 735 Goldstream Ave
Victoria, BC V9B 2X4
Tel: 1-888-922-8437 (toll free) Fax: 778-430-5463
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