MEET SAM – He was diagnosed at 34 with Fetal Alcohol and the pieces and challenges of his early adulthood began to make sense. He realized he was the master of his own destiny and God was the head of his life. Since his diagnosis he has filmed, edited,  directed and produced The Good News […]

MEET LIZ – Liz is an energetic creative person.  She is the author of two award winning books on living with fetal alcohol. The Best I Can Be to help families raising children and The Braided Cord Tough Times In and Out to help families prepare and prevent a difficult adult transition. She enjoys cooking […]

MEET CHANCER – Hi, I’m Chancer and I became the first service dog placed with a child living with FASD. The organization that trained me is called 4 Paws for Ability and they have placed many more FASD service dogs around the world for children living with the challenges of FASD. My boy, Iyal, is now […]

MEET STEPHEN: I was diagnosed with FASD in 1996 which answered many questions as to why I had the problems I did! I was 43 years old. That was twenty years ago and I was relieved to know the reasons. I find I work well with people and do well on the computer and I […]

MEET CLAUDIO He was adopted when he was only 10 days old and he doesn’t have any information about his origins, but he’s waiting on the local authorities to contact the social services for information on the biological mother or at least her clinical history. He became aware of FASD through a doctor that created, […]

MEET TERRIE: I am a 49 year old Two-Spirit Woman and live and work on beautiful Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada. Until receiving a diagnosis of FASD in 2013, I had always struggled with my mental health and addiction issues; although I still face challenges in this area, I have a much better understanding of myself […]

MEET SETH – Thanking the NPYD for protecting “his” city and praying with them that God keeps them safe. MY STORY – I was born with fetal alcohol syndrome and was in the NICU for over four months. That’s when I went to my foster home and was adopted by my foster parents when I […]

MEET KYLE – I am from Washington state and I lived here for all my life. I have FASD and was diagnosed before 1988 and adopted by the Burts in 1990. My strengths are socializing and making people laugh. My weaknesses are, obsessing, math, and keeping focused. My favorite things to do are drumming on […]