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

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” ofContinue 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 FetalContinue 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 AlaskaContinue 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 aContinue reading “Creativity connects us to one another”

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”

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!”

Finding Calm in the Chaos of Life

Our next pioneer, Dr. Ann Streissguth, is being released at 9:09 this morning. She is a key researcher that has allowed parents, like Yvonne, Ann and myself to use intentional and proactive positive parenting and caregiving with the individuals we love with FASD. We share this blog first so that people can see the resultsContinue reading “Finding Calm in the Chaos of Life”