January 8, 2019

Being brave for 2019 wasn’t exactly what I had in mind when people asked me what my new year’s resolution would be. When I started to think about it I couldn’t really decide what to settle on at first. I started to get most things under control at the end of the year,...

July 1, 2018

All has been fairly quiet lately for us, but as the old saying goes 'when it rains it pours' and boy, have I just had a rainstorm!

We started music therapy last term at school. I was a bit unsure, not knowing all his past and also knowing his very different reactions to...

November 28, 2017

Hi I am a carer for a young man with FASD.

The weekly youth group he attends provides an opportunity for him to be sociable, meet other young adults who have additional needs and engage in activities suitable to their ages. He has been attending for a while and this has...

October 30, 2017


Our foster son struggled to settle at night, as well as being hyperactive during the day. He was affected by the smallest of stimuli. He would often get up in the night and we feared for his safety, so we put an alarm on his bedroom door invested in a house alarm with...

October 20, 2017

This week I have realised our foster son cannot control his lying.


This is something we have to learn to live with.

I cannot change his behaviour. I have tried consequences, talking about his lies and rewarding him when he tells the truth. The only understanding I have...

May 8, 2017

We enjoyed a fantastic evening at MUCH Laughter Up The Windmill on Friday 28 April, a fun night of comedy raising funds for charities, one of which is FASD Awareness Kent & Medway.  MUCH Laughter Up The Windmill takes place on the last Friday of each month.

MUCH La...

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