Information about COVID-19 or coronavirus seems to be all over the news these days. The government is recommending that Canadians practice “social distancing measures”, which means that people should stay home and avoid contact with one another. Events have been cancelled, schools and daycares have been closed, and the daily routines in workplaces are changing. […]Continue reading “CANFASD: COVID-19 TIPS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH FASD — Northwest Peace FASD Network”

When Going for a Walk is a Radical Act

Originally posted on FASD: Learning with Hope:
By SB_FASD Stop presses! Breaking news! I went for a walk today. Not a going-to-buy-slime-ingredients walk. Not a this-dog-is-climbing-the-walls-and-needs-to-get-out walk. Not a going-to-catch-the-train-for-work walk. No, this was an honest-to-goodness walk. Alone. Just for me. They talk about muscle memory. My body remembers. I once ran hard and smoothly…

Ripe Time to Connect FASD Pieces

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneers – Dr. Paul Lemoine, Dr. Christy Ulleland, Dr. David Smith – Thank you! For over 100 years physicians had known that alcohol crossed the placenta. And many believed children of problem drinkers had defects related to poor genetic stock rather than to alcohol exposure. Historically, there were seasonsContinue reading “Ripe Time to Connect FASD Pieces”

Dedicated Mums Matter – Australia

RED SHOES ROCK SHOUTS OUT TO SUE MIERS THANK YOU! Sue’s compassion and voice helped many around the world. The week of September 11, 2001, I presented Fetal Alcohol in Australia along with a five-day program for foster carers and adoptive parents on living through allegations. Both issues remain vibrant and alive in our respectiveContinue reading “Dedicated Mums Matter – Australia”

I am not hidden – My story is REAL

Thank you, to all the people from around the world for Stepping Outwith your Red Shoes Rock FASD Aware Story We are going to do this! Here are the questions:When did you learn you had FASD (fetal alcohol spectrum disorders)?What was life like as a child?What are you good at? (your strengths)What are the hardestContinue reading “I am not hidden – My story is REAL”