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. Sandra … Continue 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 result … Continue 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

Each starfish matters to Dr. Jones

Red Shoes Rock honors the 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 … Continue 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, greeted … Continue reading FASD Rock Star

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 began … Continue reading Someone had to plant the FAS garden.

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 results … Continue reading Finding Calm in the Chaos of Life