Moms of FAS/FAE kids

Moms of kids with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or Fetal Alcohol Effect (or drug effected kids)

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Help Raise Awareness

I am writing you regarding a disease called Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT). CMT is a genetic nerve disease that affects the main nervous system in the body. It starts at your feet...

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Thanks Sarah

Thank you for your response. She has been with this current councellor for 5 weeks. The problem we have with consequences is, that she makes life absolute hell for us whenever...

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Help

Hi everyone. I posted a few weeks ago regarding my 16 yr old adopted daughter. I have her in councelling once a week now. Instead of getting better she seems to be getting...

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Help

Sorry looks like I locked my previous post. Please feel free to respond!

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constant disobedience

Anyone else dealing with a child that constantly disobeys you? (Yeah, I know, "haha", probably almost everyone here). What do you do to get your kids to do what you ask?

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FASD kindergarten

I am stumped! What type of special needs class do I send my FASD child too for kindergarten? They have a mixed disability class, one for autism, cognitive delays, psychical...

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Medications

hi, My oldest son was adopted at 10 months from Romania and is now 8 years old. After years of medical tests and evaluations to explain microcephaly, developmental delays,...

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fas and autism

I was watching the doctors today and they were talking about autism. My oldest has been diagnosed with fasd and when the symptoms of autism were being described, a lot of them...

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Clonidine and Agressive Behavior

I have a 7 y/o daughter who has been taking Clonidine for the last 2 months. We are finally getting sleep at our house. Unfortunately, she has become increasingly aggressive....

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This rollercoaster is slowly killing me.

So glad I found this spot. I foster a sibling group of three. The middle child has been given a diagnosis of possible FAS. Without the verbal conversation with the mother the...

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FAS and behavioral issues?

I have guardianship of a wonderful 21 year old with FAS and Dandy Walker syndrome. She is having some major behavioral difficulties, including elopement, aggression, SIB, and...

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New parent of FASD Child

Hello, my name is rachel and i am the parent of a child with FASD. She was diagnosed 2 years ago while living with her grandparents. Despite the diagnosis, little information...

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Anyone have odd reactions to medication?

I'm wondering if anyone else's child has had reactions to Concerta or Vivanse. My adopted son is 5 1/2 and is FASD. We tried Conceta a few weeks ago and he had a very strange...

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Please help!!!

I have a 5 1/2 year old adopted daughter with FAS and ADD. She recently got out of school and daycare. Her routine's changed completely. To make matters worse, it's been...

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Hi New to the group with some questions!

I am currently raising my heart daughter ( dont like Step) who has been diagnose with Fetal Alcohol, she is 4 1/2 and it developmentally delayed to 2 1/2, we currently have...

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Staying asleep?

I have a 34 month adopted son, who has no diagnosis of FASD, in which we are fighting to get at this time. He has severe microcephaly, severe sensory dysfunction, growth...

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During the assessment...

Ok, so we have, after waiting for three years, finally met with the govt/health body that is completing the FASD assessment. To date, we have met the the main party arranging...