What does success for our children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder look like? Most often it looks like nothing to those who do not know the struggles and challenges we face and that sometimes what seems like no big deal to others, is a huge deal in our world. The maiden turns 20 tomorrow. We’ve … More What is FASD Success?
The maiden went to visit her birth mother for a week. This was the longest visit. Up until now most visits have been a weekend, but she said she wanted to go for a week, so that is what she did. I didn’t realize I would still feel so emotional about it. The night before … More A Tale of Two Moms
That is the dilemma in my head lately after reading a post from someone about why we should not share our children’s struggles in this age of social media without their permission. I understand the premise, however can a young child, especially one with a developmental disability, offer consent? Another post I read awhile back … More FASD Life: To Share or Not to Share
Although since my last personal post, One is a lonely number, things are still in a state of uncertainty in my life, (no luck yet on the job front, my last paycheque was not entered into the system, still waiting for Record of Employment so I can collect Employment Insurance until I find a job, and … More Finding Calm in the Chaos of Life
As I was scrolling through the Our Sacred Breath Facebook feed, I came across an organization that reposted an article The Mighty published – which was based on a post from last year: 12 Wishes for My Daughter and FASD. In the four years I’ve been writing this blog, this has so far been the most … More 12 Wishes for FASD: A Year Later
Today’s post is slightly different then the rest. Whereas when I highlighted a series from one particular source, I ended with the summary, today I am starting with the summary. If you want to share the individual infographics for each of these 10 components of FASD prevention I will be posting those daily on OSB … More Day 89 – 98 of 99 Days to FASDay: 10 Fundamental Components of FASD Prevention
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 … More Days 75-80 of 99 Days to FASDay: Neurobehavioral Approach to FASD