Non-Native recovery approaches often look at addiction as an individual disease, ignoring the social, political, or economic roots of addiction. The indigenous experience adds a dimension of acknowledging sociopolitical causes without removing an individual’s need to do the hard work it takes to heal. This is new, culturally specific thinking that can also add toContinue reading “C=COMPASSION – Wellbriety”
Translating the world for a person with fetal alcohol BEING A “COGNITIVE” TRANSLATOR. Written by Jodee Kulp Jodee has been a tireless advocate for persons with FASD since 1997, and she continues to pioneer new ways of quality of life improvement. She is the behind-the-scenes engine of Red Shoes Rock and developer of the ExpandingContinue reading “C=COMPASSION – Translate!”
Learning how FASD affects each of us individually can make a huge difference in understanding the miscommunication we with this hidden disability often face.
Lifetime FASD Expert Savanna Pietrantonio writes on Meltdowns: “Seeking inside keys to knowledge to prevent abuse from parents, professionals, and caregivers to persons with FASD”
In this year of 2022, let’s review the past to move ahead in creating the appropriate changes for the present.
Step out in the New Year and discover ways your children can grow with creativity.
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”
Thank you to RJ Formanek for running a strong advocacy program in Red Shoes Rock FASD Aware and Flying with Broken Wings – We Love You!
When it comes to Fetal Alcohol I want the whole world to know there are many people like me and we struggle. We struggle when no one notices we are struggling and then we have to cope with the not knowing and the people thinking we know.
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Day Two of our 90 Day Count Down to September 9 – We’re loving the action. People are out strutting and jumping and rolling and climbing with their RedShoesRock. MEET RJ. – This is the founder and leader of Flying with Broken Wings support group for persons living with…