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FASD Series: YWCA Crabtree Corner with Wanda Pelletier
October 3, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
We are excited to host Wanda Pelletier from the YWCA Crabtree Corner. Wanda Pelletier has been working in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside for the past 24 years with YWCA Crabtree Corner Community Resource Centre.
For the past 13 years, she has been supporting children who have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and their families. Wanda will be sharing her experiences, knowledge and stories with us if you would like to learn more about the work Wanda and her team are doing check out her blog: https://ywcavan.org/blog/2021/09/it-time-remove-stigma-fasd
Wanda will also be sharing information about the FASD Dictionary – a safe and low-barrier resource to educate the public and reduce the stigma for people living with FASD
“It is time to help people better understand Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and focus on learning how we can support people who have FASD.” ¬- ”YWCA FASD Key Support Worker Wanda Pelletier
Family Support Institute of BC (FSI) is a provincial not-for-profit society committed to supporting families who have a family member with a disability.
FSI is unique in Canada and the only grassroots family to family organization that has a broad volunteer base.
FSI SUPPORTS AND SERVICES ARE FREE TO ANY FAMILY