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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 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 48 International Red Shoes Rock Virtual Relay Race – Congratulations to Jules! “Hey Jules you look like Tori – are you another twin… I’ve gotten to run with another set of twins already. That is so cool – let’s run we have a whole world to run around for 90 Real People. Real Lives […]

Day 47 International Red Shoes Rock Virtual Relay Race – Congratulations to Tori! Another set of twins – Mac thinks that is pretty cool – two big sister kinda girls to run with that almost look alike for two days. Thumbs Up – Cool! MEET TORI – I am 22 years old and I have […]

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 […]

Day 42 International Red Shoes Rock Virtual Relay Race – Congratulations to Chanel! My name is Chanel Torres. I was born with FAS. My mission is to help those who are living and dealing with FAS and to stop FAS in unborn babies. To do this, I spend my free time giving presentations at local […]

Day 40 International Red Shoes Rock Virtual Relay Race – Congratulations to Savannah! MEET SAVANNAH – 24 years old, outgoing with a thriving goal orientated personality. She was in the dark about herself her whole childhood and adolescent life fighting to be as normal and similar to everyone else around her for so long, until […]