I was diagnosed as an adult with #FASD #fetalalcohol is real! written by R.J. Formanek #redshoesrock

Thanks R.J. for your wisdom and insight for we who do not see…

FASD WITH HOPE

Special thank you to guest blogger — R.J. Formanek –
R.J. is one of our beloved FASD Survival Strategy Teachers and FASD Trail Guides — He is founder of FB private group for adults with FASD “Flying with Broken Wings”

Onrjcat being diagnosed with FASD as an adult.

The day an official diagnosis is given a number of changes happen to a person living with FASD. There is of course, the emotional impact of actually having something on paper that indicates what is going on inside of your body and your brain, something that, up to this point has been invisible for the most part.

Oh, sure there are the ‘small’ physical traits that come with FASD (…”It’s no big deal… everyone can’t be good at everything!”) but to the outside world we don’t look all that different.

So you deal with the emotions, one step at a time.
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Published by jodeekulp

Jodee Kulp, is an award-winning author, producer and advocate who works tirelessly to serve children and families of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Her behavioral work in understanding canine fear and applying it to helping adults gain life skills is momumental and parallels our work with EAGALA Equine Therapy. It will be exciting to watch this progress. - Chris Troutt, Papillion Center Current Projects include: LiveAbilities Red Shoes Rock. Stop FASD PawZup Life Stories

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