** Meetings are held the last Saturday of each month (except  holidays)   PLEASE NOTE: to allow members to openly discuss personal sensitive items, we respectfully request that youth not attend the Parent & Caregiver support group meetings

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SLIDES FOR TORONTO FEB 8    Toronto Feb 8 slides

Date               :  Saturday JANUARY 25, 2020
Time               :  10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Guest Speaker:  Sandra Ionno Butcher

Finding Hope!

Sandy will talk about and give examples of how using brain-based strategies for parenting a young person with FASD can change a family’s trajectory; and share her personal experiences and journey.
Bio: Sandy Butcher is chief executive of NOFAS-UK. She is parent to a 15-year old with FASD. Prior to joining NOFAS-UK, she and her husband co-founded the East Hertfordshire and Area FASD support network. They write about their family’s journey in FASDLearningWithHope.wordpress.com

10:00-10:05    Opening meeting comments
10:05-10:10    Introduction – Sandra Ionno Butcher
10:10-11:00    Speaker:  Sandra Ionno Butcher – Finding Hope
11:00-11:30     Q & A
11:30-11:35     Closing remarks
11:35-noon      Regular support meeting (updates, info sharing, etc)
Noon               Meeting close

Location:  2 Elite Drive Unit #64 Community Centre, Hamilton
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Directions Hiway #403 to Lincoln Alexander Parkway, exit Upper Wentworth St., (turn right or West) , turn LEFT on Elite Drive (between Stonechurch R. E., and Rymal Rd. E.).  The Community Centre is the 1st building on the right – unit #64 (image below)   

Location map link: Map Link  
Parking: ** There is limited parking on Elite Dr., however there is ample free parking at Food Basics (corner of Upper Wentworth St. and Rymal Rd. E – 1 block up the street)


Future Meeting Dates: Feb 29, March 28 … the last Saturday in the month – except during holidays