Since starting the 99 Days to FASDay in 2017, there have been updates to some posts and new ones added in 2018 and even more will be added in 2019. In order to update information for the 2019 Campaign, the full links were removed from this post, and each day a link and graphic will … Continue reading 99 Days to 9/9 FASDay: Master Post
Today, on this 9th day of the 9th month at the 9th hour, International FASD Awareness Day, we are encouraged to stop, reflect on and share the message of no alcohol for nine months during pregnancy (049) to bring attention to the risks of prenatal exposure to alcohol. I wondered how I would end the … Continue reading FASDay: What are you grateful for?
2018 Update: Last year, each of these components were described for days 89-98. However we decided to combine them this year into one day and provide different information for the next 9 days. Stay tuned! The information for Day 89 is used with the permission of CanFASD - I encourage you to visit their webpage … Continue reading Day 89 of 99 Days to FASDay: 10 Fundamental Components of FASD Prevention
Dear Everybody: It's time to end stigma In August 2017, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital launched an anti-stigma campaign called, Dear Everybody. I was so excited about this campaign that I interrupted the scheduled 99 Days and included this campaign as today's tip. Dear Everybody is an open letter from children and youth with disabilities, … Continue reading Day 88 of 99 Days to FASDay: Dear Everybody
Day 87 of 99 Days to FASDay and we continue to look at a study of key Canadian FASD awareness campaigns - focusing on the images used to raise awareness. The information is from What We Have Learned: Key Canadian FASD Awareness Campaigns Best Start: Ontario's Maternal Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre (Wendy Burgoyne). How … Continue reading Day 87 of 99 Days to FASDay: Images of FASD
Day 86 of 99 Days to FASDay means only two weeks to FASDay! Do you know what your message is going to be? Since 2013, I have participated in the Red Shoes Rock campaign. From September 1-9, I wear red sneakers, and share a messages on my personal social media, as well as on social media … Continue reading Day 86 of 99 Days to FASDay: FASD Messages
2018 Update: In an effort to bring more clarity and information surrounding awareness, prevention and addressing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, an additional graphic was created. The information that supports Day 85 (for 2018) can be found on on this blog post: What do we need to address FASD. The information below, from 2017, still relevant, … Continue reading Day 85 of 99 Days to FASDay: Gaps in Understanding FASD