FASD Hope

149 - MASS FAS - A Conversation with Kristen Eriksen and Laura Bedard

September 6, 2022

FASD Hope is a podcast series about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), through the lens of parent advocates with over twenty years of lived experience.

September is FASD Awareness Month!  Episode 149 highlights Kristen Eriksen and Laura Bedard of MASS FAS, an FASD United Affiliate. Kristen and Laura are both moms of children with FASD and united in their advocacy in their leadership of MASS FAS. In this ENCOURAGING episode, Kristen and Laura share: how they became parent advocates (from their respective families' journeys), how MASS FAS has grown in the past year, what they have learned as FASD parent advocates, their advice for parents who want to take that leap into FASD parent advocacy, the many offerings of MASS FAS for Massachusetts (and beyond), their upcoming work for MASS FAS and their words of encouragement and hope.

 

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MASS FAS website - https://www.massfas.org/

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Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/massfas1/

Twitter - https://twitter.com/massfas1

 

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