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Understanding the Alcohol Affected Brain

FASD Learning Series - Building Brain Boxes, Understanding the Alcohol Affected Brain Location: Cardel Theatre at 180 Quarry Park Blvd SE Calgary, AB When: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM WebSite: fasdlearningseries.eventbrite.com The FASD Learning Series Showcase is a bi-monthly event hosted by the Calgary Fetal Alcohol Network. The event is free of charge and open to the public. Registration is required so please visit the link below for information and to register: http://fasdlearningseries.eventbrite.com This event will provide an opportunity to view a DVD presentation by Karmen Krahn Schulties, a Behavioral Consultant working in the area of cognitive disabilities. The presentation outlines the role of the different parts of an individuals brain, and how these parts communicate with one another, the body and the external world - including the effect that prenatal exposure to alcohol can have on these processes. Karmen provides the information needed for caregivers and support persons to understand the functional areas of the brain that are affected by prenatal alcohol exposure, the resulting behavior, and how to effectively intervene and assist individuals with FASD.. Event Details. Location: 180 Quarry Park Blvd SE