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!

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

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 regarding … Continue 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, as … Continue reading Journey Through the Healing Circle

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

Warrior Mother Takes on FASD

Kathy Mitchel, spokesperson for NOFAS and her daughter, Karli.

Red Shoes Rock honors the FASD pioneer - Birth Mom, Warrior Mom, Karli's Mom Kathy Mitchell - Thank you! Mom's who drink while pregnant need Hope. Kathy is the sword of truth that cuts through the darkness. Shared by Jodee Kulp I met Kathy Mitchell at the FASD Teen Adult Camp in Michigan in 2004. … Continue reading Warrior Mother Takes on FASD