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FASD

Canines, Companions and Clinics

This episode features canines, companions, and clinics and how they benefit individuals living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, or FASD.  There’s a lot happening ... continue reading

The Emotional Impact of a Child’s Diagnosis

The emotional impact of a child’s diagnosis can affect the entire family. In Season 2, Episode 9 of Centering Kids: Advice from the Experts ... continue reading

‘Pandemic Culture’ May Cause Shift in Specialized Services

Did you know a ‘Pandemic Culture’ may cause a shift in specialized services? Have you ever even heard of the term ‘Pandemic Culture’ at ... continue reading

From Compromise to Connection

As a parent, I went from compromise to connection with my adopted son. When I brought him home from the hospital, I was under ... continue reading

Recognizing FASD Warriors

Recognizing FASD Warriors was part of The Florida Center for Early Childhood’s promotion of National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Month, which takes place ... continue reading

Centering Kids Podcast: The Invisible Disability

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, or FASD, is often called the invisible disability because most individuals affected have no physical traits. Despite being more prevalent ... continue reading

Centering Kids: Our Disabilities Don’t Define Us

In this Season 1, Episode 10 of Centering Kids: Our Disabilities Don’t Define Us, host Kristen Theisen kicks off Fetal Alchohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) ... continue reading

How I ‘Eliminated the Unnecessary’ for my Child with Special Needs

By guest columnist Kayce Cole  Hi. I’m Kayce. My husband and I have one son, Sam, who we adopted from Russia when he was ... continue reading

What Mental Health Professionals Need to Know About FASD

By Tamra Cajo, Director of The Florida Center’s FASD Diagnostic Clinic I have been in the mental health field for almost 20 years, working ... continue reading

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: a Prevalent and Invisible Disability

by Sandy Chase, guest blogger  A mother holds her child who was diagnosed with FASD at The Florida Center for Early Childhood. Knowing about ... continue reading