Mental Health Week, FASD and COVID-19

Mental Health and FASD As we know, over 90% of individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder will also have a co-occurring mental health disorder. This article has general mental health information and FASD specific resources. The first week of October is Mental Illness Awareness Week in The USA Various countries highlight mental health awareness at different … Continue reading Mental Health Week, FASD and COVID-19

Day 48 of 99 Days to FASDay: Greatest Hopes of Caregivers

Today we look at what caregivers said when asked: What is my greatest hope for my child/adult? ...a full, happy, purposeful life with a sense of belonging. ...that one day people will understand that FASD is an invisible diagnosis for children that look “normal.” ...a good education, a good job, and knowing that they are … Continue reading Day 48 of 99 Days to FASDay: Greatest Hopes of Caregivers

Day 46 of 99 Days to FASDay: Strategies and Self Care for FASD Caregivers

Day 46 of 99 Days to FASDay brings a resource of strategies for caregivers by caregivers. Today's graphic highlights only three general strategies provided in this great resource 2017 Parent Retreat Strategies put together by the FASD Network of Saskatchewan (Canada). I only highlighted three of the general strategies, but the booklet (click on the link above) … Continue reading Day 46 of 99 Days to FASDay: Strategies and Self Care for FASD Caregivers