NordAN (Finland) – Thesis: Challenges faced by young adults exposed to prenatal substance use
Niina-Maria Nissinen’s doctoral dissertation provides information on secondary disorders, such as educational challenges, long-term financial assistance problems, and mental health issues experienced by young people exposed to substances during pregnancy.
The Courier (UK) – Fife foster child Ruby’s ‘superpower’ achievements despite foetal alcohol syndrome disabilities
Taken into care as a tot, she was later diagnosed with foetal alcohol syndrome which has caused learning disabilities. But the Glenrothes teen has overcome adversity to become a talented athlete and inspiration to her peers.
The Chronicle-Journal (Canada) – People with FASD not suffering victims, event hears
Myles Himmelreich grew up knowing he had fetal alcohol spectrum disorder but didn’t understand what it meant. It wasn’t until his 20s when he started attending conferences on the disorder that he developed a true understanding of how it affected him.
International Business Reporter – HOW ANDREW KEEPING IS A CATALYST FOR FASD AWARENESS AND DISABILITY ADVOCACY
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) have a profound impact on individuals and families living with the condition. Even in today’s society, many are ignorant of the condition and the potential impacts of drinking alcohol during pregnancy.
FASD United (USA) – State Advocacy That Hits Home: An Interview with Debbie Raymond
For five years in a row, Debbie Raymond has obtained an FASD proclamation in her small town, Prosser, in Washington state: “This was my hometown and the town I raised my children in for over 15 years until they were both out of school.”
NOFASD Australia – PERFECT ISN’T POSSIBLE
Have you had a chance to see Barbie, Greta Gerwig’s joyously pink extravaganza of a film? Maybe you enjoyed time out with a girlfriend, your sister, or your daughter. Maybe, as I did, you found yourself with tears streaming down your face during America Ferrera’s powerful monologue.