Collaboration Makes Hard Work, Work!

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneers – What if person can change a city as big as New York City? Susan Rose – Thank you! Susan Rose, tackled the hidden the white elephant in NYC and her writing goes around the globe. What do you do if you are the aunt of a childContinue reading “Collaboration Makes Hard Work, Work!”

Little Dreams Grow Big Rainbow!

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneers – Patty Munter – Thank you! It takes a spark to get the fire started. Patti Munter was just the Spark needed to start NOFAS In South Dakota, Patti Munter launched a movement to prevent alcohol-exposed pregnancies and give hope to families who had been ignored. Her determinationContinue reading “Little Dreams Grow Big Rainbow!”

The FAS Pests of the West

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneers – FASTimes Team SHINES BIG IN HISTORY – Thank you! Very busy bees in Washington that took on the task to change how people think about FASD. Shared by Jocie DeVries – thank you Let’s see: Our core team was Vicky McKinney, Linda LaFever, Ann Waller, Delinda McCannContinue reading “The FAS Pests of the West”

Help! We Needed FAS Times.

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneers – Jocie DeVries – Thank you! This Tower of Power Shone Light in the Darkness of FASD Jocie DeVries: mother, FAS*FRI founder, advocate, visionary. Frantic calls poured into the Washington State Adoption Program in 1991 from overwhelmed and desperate parents trying to raise adoptive children with special needs.Continue reading “Help! We Needed FAS Times.”

Someone had to plant the FAS garden.

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneers – Dr. Ann Streissguth – Thank you! Ann’s work has blossomed, her seeds have scattered around the globe to help persons grow while living with FASD. The FASD worldwide community is eternally grateful to Ann Streissguth: mother, research scientist, monarch, gentle spirit, honored woman. Ann Streissguth’s gardening beganContinue reading “Someone had to plant the FAS garden.”

One woman connects the world of FASD

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneers – Val Surbey – Thank you!   We are honored to share The Perserverance of Val Surbey. Red Shoes Rock Thanks YOU! Parents and caregivers of individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders are often isolated in their caregiving and unless you have personal 24-hour a day caregiving experience,Continue reading “One woman connects the world of FASD”

FASLink We Are No Longer Alone

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneers – Bruce Richie – Thank you! We are honored to share Bruce’s story. Red Shoes Rock Thanks YOU! Two years before the Motorola International 3200 launched Bruce had begun a database of FASD information. Mind you, the mobile device above was the first digital hand-size mobile telephone. ItContinue reading “FASLink We Are No Longer Alone”

Woman Pours Love into Life with FASD

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneers – Teresa Kellerman – Thank you! A one-woman, Little Engine That Could, created ripples that affected caregiving and FASD in a positive light for the past 20 years. Teresa Kellerman —is a certified FASD trainer for the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, the Native American Alliance Foundation,Continue reading “Woman Pours Love into Life with FASD”

Celebrating 21 Years of FASday

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneers – Brian Philcox and Bonnie Buxton – Thank you! Parents create first international grassroots movement to celebrate awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders September 9, 1999 at 9:09 am. Our first three pioneers are the founders of FASWorld, Bonnie Buxton and Brian Philcox and the developers of InternationalContinue reading “Celebrating 21 Years of FASday”