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?
Day 34 of 99 Days to FASDay and today's myth is about FASD being a trend. I don't know about you, but this is not a "trend" I would wish on anyone. Why do people feel this way? I always say, unless you live the life an individual with FASD does, or the lives parents … Continue reading Day 34 of 99 Days to FASDay: A Trendy Disability?
I've been following and participating in the Red Shoes Rock awareness campaign for the last two years. This year, the third, a new awareness feature has been developed which has to be the best one yet. The campaign started June 12, 2016 and runs until September 9, 2016 (which is International FASDay) as an International … Continue reading FASD IS REAL … SO AM I