FASD Hope

153 - Embrace Our Journey with Jeremy Elliott and William G.

September 20, 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.

It's September- FASD Awareness Month! Episode 153 of FASD Hope jumps into the ring of AWESOME FASD Advocacy with Jeremy Elliott and William G. of "Embrace Our Journey".  Jeremy Elliott is a martial arts teacher, champion and owner of United Family Martial Arts in Niagara Falls, Ontario (Canada). He is also a Top 500 Pro Wrestler.  Jeremy created the "Embrace Our Journey" FASD Advocacy campaign with his teen godson, William G, an FASD self-advocate. Together, Jeremy and Will are champion FASD advocates!

In this MOTIVATIONAL episode, Jeremy and William discuss: the beginnings of "Embrace Our Journey", the MANY FASD Advocacy events they have for September and October, how martial arts and wrestling has made such a powerful impact (and support) in William's life, the benefits of finding a martial arts school that can be a good fit for students with FASD (or other brain based diagnoses) and their words of hope for listeners.

EPISODE RESOURCES -

United Family Martial Arts (Canada) - https://www.ufmaniagara.com/

Jeremy Elliott - ufmaniagarafalls1@gmail.com

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/UFMANiagara

https://www.facebook.com/JeremyNickVickersElliott

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

 

FASD Hope -

https://www.fasdhope.com/

natalie@fasdhope.com

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

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/fasdhope1

Twitter - https://twitter.com/fasdhope

LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/natalie-vecchione-17212160/

Racket - @fasdhope

Clubhouse - @natalievecc

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