Category: Advocacy

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day

Every year on September 9, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day is observed.  This day was chosen so that on the ninth day of the ninth month of each year, our community would remember that during the nine months … Continue reading

Teens and distractions – a dangerous mix

If you are anything like me, there are some days that I feel completely distracted. Sometimes it’s a deadline that I’m working towards or a project that I forgot and need to get to the moment I walk into work … Continue reading

Imagining her potential

Lately I’ve been having a blast with Mary. We’ve been exploring our summer wonderland, picking carrots from the garden, running through the sprinkler and having picnics. It’s been so fun to see her become her own little person – and … Continue reading

It can get complex

One of the main messages we want to share with Congress this week during Family Advocacy Day is that  a growing number of children and their families face the realities of managing very complex medical conditions. This is why Colin … Continue reading

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