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Out of My Mind

Draper,Sharon M. (2010). Out of My Mind. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

Sharon Draper and her books have won more awards than I can possibly list. 394 more words

A Schizophrenic, a Slain Worker, Troubling Questions - The New York Times


The rise in community residential facilities across this country, this is one subject that doesn’t get enough airtime, dangerous working conditions for workers tasked with helping the developmentally disabled and mentally ill live full lives.  298 more words

FASD: It's time to Stop the Debate.

A video clip came up on my Twitter feed this morning about results of a study Bristol University conducted looking at 70 years of studies to find evidence of outcomes for “light drinking” during pregnancy. 1,573 more words

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Red Shoes Rock Day 5: Back to School

Today for many students, it’s back to school after the summer break. For the maiden as well. Only she is off to College. So Day 4 on my Red Shoes Rock to Stop FASD journey is dedicated to my daughter. 337 more words

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Day 89 - 98 of 99 Days to FASDay: 10 Fundamental Components of FASD Prevention

Today’s post is slightly different then the rest. Whereas when I highlighted a series from one particular source, I ended with the summary, today I am starting with the summary. 1,342 more words

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Day 88 of 99 Days to FASDay: Dear Everybody

Dear Everybody: It’s time to end stigma

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital launched a new anti-stigma campaign today called, Dear Everybody. I am so excited about this campaign that I interrupted the scheduled 99 Days and included this campaign as today’s tip. 815 more words

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Day 84 of 99 Days to FASDay: Pregnancy and Alcohol Use

Day 84 of 99 Days to 9/9 or FASDay continues looking at alcohol use. Over the last few days, we looked at drinking habits of Canadians and Americans, today we look at the use of alcohol, around the world, during pregnancy. 865 more words

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