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
To register, contact Janet Christie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 778-430-5459.
Light refreshments will be served. Certificates of Attendance issued.