On June 1 the international movement to bring awareness to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder began with the start of Red Shoes Rock to Stop FASD and the 99 Days to FASDay. There have been some exciting new additions to this year’s campaign. Red Shoes Rock: Start the Conversation For the 5th Anniversary, a new logo, … Continue reading Red Shoes Rock and 99 Days to FASDay
Day 74 of 99 Days to FASDay shares the 5 wishes of the Red Shoes Rock Real Families campaign. So, what exactly is Red Shoes Rock? From the Red Shoes Rock Team: R.J. Formanek began the movement to bring visibility to the invisible lifetime (yet preventable) disability of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in 2013. In … Continue reading Day 74 of 99 Days to FASDay: 5 Wishes of Red Shoes Rock
Day 48 of 99 Days to FASDay brings some special advice from an adult with FASD. When the maiden turned 18 last year, my focus changed from looking for advice for children and teenagers, to advice for adults. In particular, I have been trying to find advice from adults about the lived experience with FASD. … Continue reading Day 48 of 99 Days to FASDay: FASD Truth
Nothing About Us Without Us was the theme for the 8th International Research Conference (2018) on Adolescents and Adults with FASD. RJ Formanek, who first began wearing red shoes, that sparked a conversation with Jodee Kulp, that turned into the Red Shoes Rock movement, was one of the key-note presenters.
Today's tip is a great one, isn't it? It can be easy to focus on the negative and forget the small or big successes that do happen. What does the Looking After Each Other project have to say? The public understands that people with FASD have challenges. A continual focus on this creates a belief … Continue reading Day 26 of 99 Days to FASDay: Focus on the Positive; Let Your Red Shoes Rock