Day 89 of 99 Days to FASDay: 10 Fundamental Components of FASD Prevention

The information for Day 89 is used with the permission of CanFASD - I encourage you to visit their webpage to download a copy of the PDF which includes references for each of the components. 10 Fundamental components of FASD prevention from a women’s health determinants perspective The following ten fundamental components of FASD prevention emerged … Continue reading Day 89 of 99 Days to FASDay: 10 Fundamental Components of FASD Prevention

Day 88 of 99 Days to FASDay: Dear Everybody

  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 … Continue reading Day 88 of 99 Days to FASDay: Dear Everybody

Days 75-80 of 99 Days to FASDay: Neurobehavioral Approach to FASD

Using the Neurobehavioral Approach We return to another series of posts featuring the NB Approach for raising or supporting a person with FASD. You can find the first series of posts here: Day 12 of 99 Days to FASDay. Rather than posting individually over the last few days here on WordPress, I combined the posts into … Continue reading Days 75-80 of 99 Days to FASDay: Neurobehavioral Approach to FASD

Day 67-73 of 99 Days to FASDay: Supporting Adults with FASD

  Nine Lessons Learned: Supporting Success for Adults with FASD This post combines the last week's worth of posts. The information was discovered in the guidebook Supporting Success for Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) published by Community Living British Columbia (Canada). Rather than posting the graphics for each day on WordPress, I decided … Continue reading Day 67-73 of 99 Days to FASDay: Supporting Adults with FASD

Day 65 of 99 Days to FASDay: FASD and Work

Today we wrap up information from Understanding the Occurrence of Secondary Disabilities by looking at employment experiences for adults with FAS and FAE (diagnosis used in Study), as well as provide information and links to help with employment. To begin on a positive note, the Study found the following protective factors for successful employment: Adaptive … Continue reading Day 65 of 99 Days to FASDay: FASD and Work

Day 64 of 99 Days to FASDay: Daily Life Skills

FASD: Dependence, Independence and Interdependence Today we expand on another portion of the landmark Study Understanding the Occurrence of Secondary Disabilities (Ann P. Streissguth, Ph.D., Helen M. Barr, M.A., M.S., Julia Kogan, EdM., Fred L. Bookstein, Ph.D.) looking at management of Daily Life Skills for the participants who were 21 years of age and older. This is … Continue reading Day 64 of 99 Days to FASDay: Daily Life Skills