September has been a busy month as advocates, individuals, caregivers, organizations and professionals came together to raise the profile of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. We all know that advocacy and awareness will not stop as the month ends, but a special month does provide increased exposure. I participate in a variety of activities year round, … Continue reading FASD: A Tale Told in 9 Ts
Do you know how red shoes became the most popular symbol for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder? Do you know when and why the Red Shoes Rock awareness campaign started?
Today I looked at my tired, old red shoes that have seen better days. It made me think how they reflect our FASD journey. And decided they give me comfort and fit like an old friend.
Looking for some inspiration or ideas for activities to do leading up to #FASDay? How about a game of Bingo?
I am not talking about what the acronym FASD means or even how it is caused but going deeper into what it really means for Society. Most people see it as an alcohol and pregnancy issue - but it really goes beyond that. In the 99 Days to FASDay series, we have tried to highlight … Continue reading What is FASD?
International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day is held on September 9 each year. It has grown over the last 20 years. Here are some 2019 highlights.
International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day is just under a month away. Here are some ideas and planning suggestions from FASworld and the Red Shoes Rock team on how to plan a Bell Concordance or ideas for a minute of reflection. These can be group activities or a reflection you undertake on your own … Continue reading FASDay: A Bell Concordance or A Minute of Reflection
Upon discovering the FASD A Call to Action it was decided to use this as the new Day 85 of 99 Days. These recommendations can serve as an blueprint for community pillars of success. It is important to create a unified voice, but if your area does not have one yet, this is an example. … Continue reading FASD: Pillars of Success
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