Tag Archives: fetal alcohol

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, […]

MEET ALEX – I’m 23 and love sports. I’m a hockey goalie and Captain of the Special Olympics basketball team. I like working with plants and have a good job at a big nursery. It’s hard to remember all the plant names! Plus I’m red/green colour blind so the dead leaves look the same almost […]

MEET GIANNA – This is Gianna, a very vibrant ten year old, who was diagnosed at 17 months old with full FAS. She plays drums, rides horses, and has tried many activities! Gianna is a kind little girl with a huge heart, who never gives up!!! She has overcome quite a few medical issues, and […]

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 […]

MEET EVANN – She’s 18 years old, but loves the look of surprise when people learn that fact, as she’s blessed to look much younger! Evann has FAS and numerous related conditions, but is a real warrior! She considers FASD a “very unfair thing to do to a child.” However, she knows she has worth […]

Day 55 International Red Shoes Rock Virtual Relay Race – Congratulations to Grace from USA! Hi Grace! My name is Mac and we’re going to be friends today to run around the world. Yesterday we used Shianna’s bike – do you have a horse we could ride – this running is a lot more work […]

Day 54 International Red Shoes Rock Virtual Relay Race – Congratulations to Shianna from USA! Shianna maybe we should take your bike today – I like bikes even it I can’t ride on yet – maybe someday. I heard you tried really really hard then then YOU DID IT! Your bike would help us and […]

Day 52 International Red Shoes Rock Virtual Relay Race – Congratulations to Detamara! Hey – lil’brother – let’s run today for Becca – let’s run because it’s her birthday – let’s run because we are all family and together we are better than alone – together we can make a difference. Come on Mackie – […]

Day 51 International Red Shoes Rock Virtual Relay Race – Congratulations to Ethan! MEET ETHAN – He is a volunteer in his community, loves camping, the outdoors and learning about hunting and tracking animals as a food source from his grandpa and uncle. MY STORY – Ethan is diagnosed with Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder. His […]