A Million reasons you can have success with FAS(D)

In the arena of Fetal Alcohol there are tons of horror stories of people living with an FASD who have many unsuccessful school experiences. Based on a secondary disability study published by Dr. Anne Streissguth and adapted by Teresa Kellerman, it states “Disrupted School Experience (suspension or expulsion or drop out), was experienced by 43% of children of school age. By the time students

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Flying with Fetal Alcohol

47 years, that’s how long it took until R.J. Formanek officially received his diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Things haven’t always been smooth for R.J. I can only imagine what it must have been like living with organic brain damage and not even knowing it. Despite all the struggles that go along with having a little known, invisible physical disability, R.J. is proof that

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Matthew Pakozdy and FASD

I first met Matt at a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder conference where Matthew and his mother Judy were talking about their experiences as both a caregiver and someone living with Fetal Alcohol. Their presentation was awesome – both humorous and candid. Audience members connected well with Matt and Judy. Matt and I have stayed in touch for the last several years and recently he

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Thumbs up for Success Stories

"If at first you don’t succeed, redefine success."


Living and caring for someone with an FASD can sometimes be considered unorthodox, challenging and even make you feel like you are losing your marbles.

But, for all those bite-your-tongue moments and sleepless nights, there are as many blessings, smooches, hugs and never-going-to-forget this memories!

Click here to see how other FASD families and caregivers are redefining success.

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A mom from our private Facebook group shared this today. This is Zy and his mom wrote: I had to share this! He just had a water fight with his..

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Canada FASD Research Network

“While, 94% of individuals with FASD also have mental health disorders, most mental health professionals have not been trained to identify or..

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Making Sense of FASD Episode 2 Colette Philcox

In Episode 2 we talk to Colette Philcox. Colette is an adult with Fetal Alcohol, who went from the streets to success!

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness - Texas

Oye, I’m coming to Dallas Texas in a few weeks. If you’re in the area I would love to spend the day with you! You’re going to leave informed..

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Although it may not look like it sometimes, your loved with Fetal Alcohol loves and needs you. More often than not they are just as frustrated..

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