Tag Archives: adult

MEET BRANDAN – I am 21 years and Native American. I have FAS. I have a big adopted family. I have really good friends that go to college now. I just graduated from the transitional program at my high school. I like to swim and fish but mostly I like music. My favorite music is […]

MEET SAVANNA – Savanna is a Life Strategy Coach helping people support FASD. She co-chairs the Hamilton FASD Caregiver and Parent Support Group and the Youth and Sibling FASD Support Group along with her cognitive translator/external brain Mark. They also launched a FASD support group website (http://www.hamiltonfasdsupport.ca). Savanna is an adult living with FASD who […]

MEET SABINE – I am 45 year old woman from Germany, I have two children and I am professionally working the baby and child care field. I enjoy the work with children very much. I don’t know yet for such a long time that I have FASD and in the beginning I did not find […]

MEET KEN – Ken is a 31 year old husband and father of a toddler. In 2007, Ken had lived in group home environments, residential or foster care for 13 years. His dream was to become independent, get married and someday have a child. Today, Ken is an excellent dad and his son’s eyes light […]

MEET VOLKER – I am a 59 years old piano teacher from Germany. I got my diagnosis at the age of 57. Every day successfully I am battling my way back into a quite normal life by doing lots of sport (jogging, workout), training my brain (piano playing, foreign languages), a special diet, Victorian discipline, […]

Day 57 International Red Shoes Rock Virtual Relay Race – Congratulations to Stephanie! MEET STEPHANIE – She loves English horseback riding and she is a lead vocalist and guitarist of the skylarjax band and as well as teaching special needs children to skate and supporting them in swimming for the last 8 years. MY STORY […]

Day 46 International Red Shoes Rock Virtual Relay Race – Congratulations to Christopher! MEET CHRISTOPHER – I am passionate about music: creating, discovering and sharing the positive benefits it has for people with developmental disabilities, especially those with an FASD diagnosis. I am fascinated with the brain, how it works and how music effects it. […]

Day 45 International Red Shoes Rock Virtual Relay Race – Congratulations to Katya! MEET KATYA – My name is Ekaterina but people call me Katya. I was adopted from Russia and I am 24 and I love cook. I live with FASD and I struggled in school until my parents put me into a private […]

Day 44 International Red Shoes Rock Virtual Relay Race – Congratulations to Tisha from South Africa! Mac got really excited when Tisha decided to run with us! She is from South Africa – so on his way around the globe he stopped by to pick her up. MEET TISHA – Tisha is 20. She came […]