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. The mission of FASD Hope is to bring awareness, information and inspiration to those whose lives have been touched by a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Each week, Podcast Host- Natalie Vecchione- will speak with a variety of guests about different topics related to FASD and other Brain Based Diagnoses.
Tuesday May 04, 2021
Tuesday May 04, 2021
FASD Hope is a podcast about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), through the lens of parent advocates with over eighteen years of lived experience.
Episode 52 is an EXCITING FASD Legislation Update with Susan Shepard Carlson and Jenn Wisdahl! FASD Hope welcomes back Susan Shepard Carlson, Former First Lady of Minnesota and Chair of the NOFAS Legislative and Policy Committee. A first time guest to FASD Hope, Jenn Wisdahl is an FASD Parent Advocate and NOFAS Policy and Training Center Coordinator. Together, Susan and Jenn provide an update on the National FASD Legislation, "The FASD Respect Act".
In this legislation update, Susan and Jenn discuss the following topics: updates since last legislation update episode (February 2021), how the legislation has developed into "The FASD Respect Act" , how this proposed legislation will benefit the FASD community, highlights of the bill, how LISTENERS can help and advocate in getting this CRITICAL legislation passed and words of encouragement for those living with FASD and their caregivers / families.
EPISODE RESOURCES -
NOFAS - https://nofas.org/
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/nofas
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/nofas_usa/
Jenn Wisdahl - NOFAS Policy and Training Coordinator
Jenn Wisdahl- 202-601-2530
"The FASD Respect Act"
FASD Respect Act Champions Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/459616135300282
FASD Hope -
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/fasdhope/
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/fasdhope1
Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/fasdhope1/
Clubhouse - @natalievecc