Who opened minds in Australia of FASD and Cared for Over 100 Children

Neroli Endacott

Red Shoes Rock Thanks Neroli Endacott as a Pioneer in FASD Education Thank You! Neroli is renowned for caring for over one hundred disadvantaged children, including her notable (diagnostic) recognition of children with FASD. Initially, Neroli struggled to get support from local doctors as most did not believe her ‘stories’ or her personal “diagnosis” of … Continue reading Who opened minds in Australia of FASD and Cared for Over 100 Children

Free Russian and Ukrainian Translations Best I Can Be Living with FASD by Liz Kulp

We are all in this together and it will take a whole world to understand! The Kulp family has graciously allowed the Best I Can Be: Living With Fetal Alcohol to be translated into Russian and Ukrainian. The translations were sponsored by  UKRAINE WORKS. Mom's Choice Recipient, Liz Kulp, as a young teen with Fetal … Continue reading Free Russian and Ukrainian Translations Best I Can Be Living with FASD by Liz Kulp

FASD Grows Up!

RED SHOES ROCK THANKS JUDITH KLEINFELD FOR FOCUSING ON WHAT CAN GO RIGHT! A compendium from parents and professionals of practical tools and strategies that can help alcohol-affected individuals and their families lead happier, more productive lives. Judith Kleinfeld is founder and was the director of the Northern Studies program at the University of Alaska … Continue reading FASD Grows Up!

Creativity connects us to one another

RED SHOES ROCK THANKS ANTONIA RATHBUN YOUR CREATIVITY OPENED NEW PATHWAY OF UNDERSTANDING. THANK YOU! Art Therapy gave me the privilege of sharing the power of art to make story visible, which can change the life of a child, their family, community, and a entire culture.  Art is not just a thing, it is a … Continue reading Creativity connects us to one another

Dedicated Mums Matter

RED SHOES ROCK SHOUTS OUT TO SUE MEIRS 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 respective … Continue reading Dedicated Mums Matter

Early Diagnosis Changes the Game

RED SHOES ROCK THANKS BARB WYBRECHT your family changed the lives of many families for the better! "This family is one of our giants!" And FROM THIS FAMILY we have evolved. Thank you!" — Red Shoes Rock "We are... sitting on the shoulders of giants. We see more, and things that are more distant, than … Continue reading Early Diagnosis Changes the Game

Mates forever together inspired

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneers - Elizabeth "Anne" Russell - Thank you!  Courage is something that Elizabeth (Anne) Russell both has and inspires in others. Anne doesn’t shy away from the truth about alcohol in pregnancy– it’s something she’s had to live with on a daily basis. — Professor Fiona Stanley Professor Stanley … Continue reading Mates forever together inspired

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 threw … Continue 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 FASD … Continue 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 world … Continue reading Someone had to be the key