Couple gives a lifetime to create change

RED SHOES ROCK IS HONORED TO PRESENT STERLING AND SANDRA CLARREN. THANK YOU Sterling and Sandra Clarren have given a lifetime together in making a difference for understanding and helping persons with FASD. They are a team! Dr. Sterling K. Clarren is one of the world’s leading researchers into Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Dr. SandraContinue reading “Couple gives a lifetime to create change”

Who proved alcohol is a teratagen?

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneer – Dr. Kathleen K. Sulik – Thank you! The FASD community is grateful that Kathleen K. Sulik, Ph.D. is a scientist who studies birth defects. Her discipline is called teratology or developmental toxicology. Much of her research has involved studying the various types of birth defects that resultContinue reading “Who proved alcohol is a teratagen?”

Delving into the History of FASD

  Significance of Study of the History of FASD For many years, it has been assumed that Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is a “new” malady.  Although the etiology of the disorder was first mentioned in 1968 paper by Dr. Paul Lemoine, it does not mean that the symptoms were not recognized years if not centuries before. Continue reading “Delving into the History of FASD”

Translation is a bridge to understanding

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneers – Peggy Seo Oba – Thank you! Peggy Seo Oba tenaciously has been a driving force to help parents and professionals connect the puzzle pieces of FASD by helping us connect the research studies.  Peggy Oba’s work in The Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Information Network (FASIN) offers information regardingContinue reading “Translation is a bridge to understanding”

Journey Through the Healing Circle

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneer – Dr. Robin LaDue – Thank you! Dr. LaDue’s work opens understanding and created healing. The award-winning author of the Journey through the Healing Circle books and video, Dr. LaDue has lectured worldwide on the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure and historical trauma in Native American communities, asContinue reading “Journey Through the Healing Circle”

Each starfish matters to Dr. Jones

Red Shoes Rock honors FASD pioneer – Dr. Kenneth Lyons Jones – Thank you! Dr. Kenneth Lyons Jones was one of two doctors at the University of Washington who first identified FAS in the United States in 1973. He is a pediatrician by training, specializing in the identification and treatment of birth defects. He isContinue reading “Each starfish matters to Dr. Jones”

FASD Rock Star

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneer – Dr. Pi Nian Chang – Thank you! On November 29, 2010–They just wanted to see him. Say hello. Shake his hand. Say Thank you to a dear friend retiring. Hundreds, if not thousands of families in Minnesota arrived at the University of Minnesota’s FASD Diagnostic Clinic, greetedContinue reading “FASD Rock Star”

Life guard strategies

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneer – Jan Lutke – Thank you! Jan Lutke is a first-person/child thinker and doer. She is also a giver back to empower her community—the world. Albert Einstein said: “The problems that we face cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them” Jan’s work threwContinue reading “Life guard strategies”

Compassion builds communities

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneer – Audrey Salahub – Thank you! In 1993, citizens from the community of Maple Ridge, BC, began a coordinated and strategic process to address the issue of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).  This grassroots-based group implemented their community action plan, which resulted in the creation of the FASDContinue reading “Compassion builds communities”

Someone had to be the key

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneers – Her name appropriately was given as a clue. Kee Warner is a true KEY to FASD life with purpose. Thank you!  Kee Warner and Whitecrow Village envision a world where people with FASD are valued for the gifts they bring to all It will be a worldContinue reading “Someone had to be the key”