Caregiver support

Building a Support Team

You have the diagnosis, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). You have attended some initial training sessions, and now the challenge of raising a child with FASD is starting to sink in. One thing you are beginning to realize is, that if you are going to make it as a primary caregiver(s), you can’t do it [...]

By | April 30, 2018|Caregiver support, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Highlights and Hope

Last weekend, I had the privilege of attending the two-day, 1st Annual Eastern Ontario FASD Symposium in Ottawa. The event’s special speaker was Kim Barthel, Occupational Therapist and international speaker on neurobiology and sensory processing. Kim shared amazing stories from her experiences and a wealth of information gleaned from her research as well as the research [...]

By | April 9, 2017|Caregiver support, Uncategorized|0 Comments

It Takes a Region

Perhaps you’ve heard of the saying, “It takes a village to raise a child.” It’s widely quoted and has pretty much become a cliché but I can’t think of any statement so true and vitally applicable to raising a child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). FASD is a diagnostic term describing a spectrum [...]

By | September 29, 2016|Caregiver support|0 Comments