Children living with FASD are three times more likely to experience gross motor impairment than those without FASD.
Katherine, an occupational therapist at Hope RISING Clinic, is rocking her red shoes next to some precious little bare feet today!
Caregivers of people with FASDs experience high levels of stress and burnout, so it is especially important for people with FASDs and their families to have FASD-informed support systems.
Gabrielle, family support supervisor, and family support specialists Solé and Tiara provide this kind of specialized support for the entire family at #HopeRISINGClinic. They’re also rocking their red shoes today for #FASDAwarenessDay.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is an umbrella term that describes the range of effects that can occur in an individual who was exposed to alcohol in the womb. There is no safe time to drink during pregnancy and no safe kind of alcohol to drink while pregnant.
Mandy and her home officemate Pete are raising awareness, rocking their red shoes on #FASDay!
The most common gross motor deficits children experience is balance, coordination and ball skills.
Jane, occupational therapist at Wonderland, is showing off her rockin’ red shoes!
Up days and down days are common, and impulsivity is a symptom of FASD.
Family resources coordinator and supervisor Sarah wears her red shoes to ensure families impacted by #FASD and prenatal substance exposure know that we are here, ready to provide answers, innovative and evidence-based treatment, and support for the whole family.
Alcohol is a teratogen that readily crosses the placenta and damages the central nervous system and other organs of a developing fetus. Alcohol can cause harm to the baby at any time, even before a woman knows she is pregnant.
Katya, director of marketing & events at Wonderland, rocks her red shoes to raise awareness of the effects of FASD on children and their families.