Category Archives: Adults with FASD

Adults living with the complex issues of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) share the wisdom they have gained walking this very difficult path

About Our Family: My husband, Brando and I met 3 1/2 years, and have a furbaby, Otter, together. Family Strengths: We build each other up and love unconditionally. Family Challenges: I am learning to love who I am. Family Wish: For everyone to have a voice when they are hurting. Family Advice: It gets better. […]

ABOUT MY FAMILY My family is what my acceptance and recognition has allowed me to build: my companion Sharon, my dog Niña and my cat Pablo, in addition to all the wonderful people who finally see me for what they are and not For what they would not want me to be! FAMILY STRENGTH The […]

About our family My husband Doug and I had two children together before becoming foster parents. Through that journey we were blessed to be able to adopt three of our former foster children. Our family also includes 3 dogs, along with our oldest son’s girlfriend and her two dogs! Together we have the diagnoses of […]

ABOUT OUR FAMILY Jeff and Tara… and two dogs, two cats and a turtle. Young, naïve foster parents turned super advocates! After years of working on the front lines, we became foster parents to a teen. It was the hardest job we ever did and it changed our lives forever (and for the better!) Nowadays, […]

ABOUT MY FAMILY My life-giving family gave me exactly that—the gift of life, and for that I will forever be grateful. My adoptive parents were the definition of bravery. When they took on the role of foster parents and welcomed me into their home, they knew I would face challenges, and, yet, they did it […]

 ABOUT MY FAMILY 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 […]

ABOUT OUR FAMILY We are fun and silly and love to laugh. My oldest who is 9 understands my brain and what my birth mom did. He understands although his feelings get hurt when I say things without thinking. My husband is my external brain. He embraces my impulsivity, and together we make plans to […]

Furry and 30 Real Families with Real Lives stepped out to share their stories so that people can understand the realities of living with prenatal alcohol exposure. We want to thank our running families consisting of children with FASD who we call the LITTLES and adults with FASD who have become our trail guides. We […]

ABOUT OUR FAMILY I have two older brothers and two younger brothers and I am really different from them. They like sports and camping. My dad is a real helping kind of guy and made a difference in peoples lives. I live on my own with a few other roommates and I work full time. […]

ABOUT OUR FAMILY As a Father with FASD things can be hard at times. I am a father to 4 beautiful children, 2 boys and 2 girls. But here is a look into family life for me and my Super-girl Sophia. She is almost three, but we are very close. FAMILY STRENGTH She is a […]

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