What follows is part of a presentation my daughter and I made to an FASD Caregiver Group; she spoke about Life with FASD and below is my presentation on being an advocate. When I started this journey of being a mom to a child with FASD all I knew was what caused it. I knew … Continue reading FASD: What I’ve learned so far.
It’s been awhile since I’ve written. A lot of things in my personal life have taken my energy, while trying to support my daughter and advocate for FASD. I must admit I’m feeling a bit stuck. I don’t know where to go from here. We need so much. We need recognition of FASD as a … Continue reading FASD: Where To Now
For the last week of the 2018 edition of 99 Days to 9/9 or FASDay, the voices and information belong to individuals with FASD. Day 93 & 94 are two quotes from two presenters at the: 8th International Research Conference on Adolescents and Adults with FASD. Although there are thousands of published articles on FASD, there … Continue reading FASD: Nothing About Us Without Us
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder vastly outnumbers other common developmental disabilities; however, FASD comes with relatively little public recognition or understanding.
Over the last few months, the 99 Days to 9/9 FASDay series of infographics created in 2017 has been re-shared on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. Some updates were made along the way, but for Days 82, 83 and 84 I changed the focus for 2018 when I came across The Canada FASD Research Network’s CanFASD Common Messages document. … Continue reading FASD: Common Messaging
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
Day 54 of our journey and we continue learning more about the brain and how it is affected by prenatal alcohol exposure. The following is a combination of information from Come Over To and MOFAS. It describes the regions of the brain that are most seriously affected by prenatal alcohol exposure in terms of ability to function. Frontal … Continue reading Day 54 of 99 Days to FASDay: FASD and the Brain