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
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?
Day 2 of the Red Shoes Rock to Stop FASD awareness campaign brought my red shoes across a suspension bridge. Bridges support safe passage over an obstacle. Like a bridge, I support the maiden and help her navigate the obstacles she faces each day. Bridges can also be a symbol to connect services, mandates and … Continue reading Day 2: Red Shoes Rock: Bridging the Gap
Day 88 wraps up our mini review of awareness campaigns that we featured for Day 86 of 99 Days to FASDay: FASD Messages and Day 87 of 99 Days to FASDay: Images of FASD Today we look at the results when reviewing campaign tones. In this review, campaigns varied widely in tone, from warm, positive themes, to … Continue reading Day 88 of 99 Days to FASDay: What’s Your Tone?