FASD Elephant™ Podcast #018: “I Am Why… FASD Matters”

Use this player to listen to the podcast about Why FASD Matters from your computer or mobile device [powerpress][hr] “I Am Why… FASD Matters” – Awareness, Advocacy, and Prevention Hi and welcome to the March FASD Elephant Podcast! On March 24, 2014, MOFAS sponsored an FASD Matters Rally Day at the MN State Capitol to … Read moreFASD Elephant™ Podcast #018: “I Am Why… FASD Matters”

FASD Elephant™ #017: Interview with Author Kenneth Moore

Use this player to listen to the podcast from your laptop [hr] Conversation with Author Kenneth Moore and Amanda Dion-Moore In our recent FASD book survey, many people mentioned the lack of information and services for adults living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), and there’s no doubt they’re correct. So it’s always great to … Read moreFASD Elephant™ #017: Interview with Author Kenneth Moore

FASD Book Release Announcement

Two Announcements! FASD Book Release Sign-up Do you remember the last time you wished for more FASD books? Yep, me too. Since committing last month to finish my half-written FASD books, chapters and articles, I’ve got the top five FASD topics and I’m buckling down to get these completed and published this year. “What are … Read moreFASD Book Release Announcement

FASD Elephant™ #016: Interview with Jody Allen Crowe – Healthy Brains for Children

Starting the Podcast Relaunch with Jody Allen Crowe The 2013 FASD Matters Conference in November was a terrific experience! I met a lot of great new folks in the FASD community, and visited with old friends and acquaintances from over the years, too. One busy and interesting fellow I was finally able to meet and interview … Read moreFASD Elephant™ #016: Interview with Jody Allen Crowe – Healthy Brains for Children

I’M WRITING A BOOK SERIES ON FASD-Tell Me What Kind of FASD Books You’ve Always Wished You Had…

For the new year, I’ve challenged myself to quit “fiddling around” and finish writing those books about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. And I need your feedback on exactly what kinds of FASD books and topics to create. I’ve spent this month so far gearing up on the process of publishing, developing FASD topics & chapters … Read moreI’M WRITING A BOOK SERIES ON FASD-Tell Me What Kind of FASD Books You’ve Always Wished You Had…

An FASD Sandwich: 3 Tips to Avoid Post-Holiday FASD Stress

Ahhh… the Holidays I’m really enjoying the time off from work and school. Even with the stress of the holidays, it’s been nice to relax and read and write and just fix leftovers and let the kid sleep late. We don’t have to get to school on time—much less make sure homework is done, drive … Read moreAn FASD Sandwich: 3 Tips to Avoid Post-Holiday FASD Stress

FASD is Complicated (with apologies to Jimmy Buffett)

When Helping Shows FASD is Complicated Life is complicated with its if’s and and’s and but’s. It’s alright to be crazy, just don’t let it drive you nuts… ~Jimmy Buffett Back in 2007, I discovered that the Wikipedia entries for FAS and FASD were sparse, meandering, and in need of updates (check out this older version for … Read moreFASD is Complicated (with apologies to Jimmy Buffett)

Sometimes a little light in the tunnel can help…

Last Friday as I leaned against the kitchen doorframe, waiting for my kid and taking my third deep breath of the morning, a thought skipped through my head: “Can we please have just one morning that works smoothly every once in a while? …maybe glimpse a little light at the end of the tunnel sometime…?” … Read moreSometimes a little light in the tunnel can help…

Why I do what I do

Why FASD? On Monday, somebody asked me why I teach about FASD, especially online. The question was important enough to put the answer on the website’s main page today, especially as we refocus more to better address accurate FASD information, creative problem-solving, finding & creating support, and promoting self-care. It’s crucial to think about what … Read moreWhy I do what I do

FASD Elephant™ #015: #FASD and Suicide

This podcast episode is an excerpt of my part speaking on a panel titled “FASD and Suicide” at the 2011 IHS/BIA/BIE/SAMHSA Action Summit for Suicide Prevention held in Scottsdale, AZ. Press the play icon above to listen directly from your website. I was a panel member, along with my friend Morgan Fawcett, the musician and … Read moreFASD Elephant™ #015: #FASD and Suicide