#006 FASD Parent and Peer Mentor Jody Jordan

fasd success show Jan 27, 2020
From struggling parent with three children on the spectrum to FASD mentor to 80 families.  Jody is a truth cannon who tells it like it is including her own struggles with anxiety and fear of the future as her kids grow older and start to transition into adulthood.  

Jody is a parent to three beautiful children, all affected with FASD, ages 14, 16 and 18.

She began working as a caregiver mentor six years ago with Wood’s Homes and continues today mentoring and supporting caregivers to feel successful in caregiving those affected with FASD.

She is also a facilitator for the MAPS Partnership caregiver networking support group for caregivers supporting those affected with FASD.

The past two and a half years, she has been an active executive board member for the Calgary Fetal Alcohol Network.

Her hobbies include involvement in the local farm animal rescues and owner at Pig Tale Acres where pet pigs are trained as therapy animals.

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#005 Tamra Cajo: A Diagnosis with Mindfulness in Mind

fasd success show Jan 19, 2020
Meet Tamra Cajo - the FASD Clinical Director at The Florida Center for Early Childhood (FCEC). The FCEC is the ONLY FASD diagnostic clinic in the whole state of Florida.

This week, Jeff talks to Tamra about pretty much EVERYTHING, including:

  • Tamra's own learning curve and FASD journey since becoming Clinical Director at FCEC
  • The steps a family goes through when getting assessed for FASD at her clinic
  • Why a good assessment can be more important than the diagnosis itself
  • The benefits of community and why it's SO important to connect
  • How to calm your "Monkey Brain" to help you through caregiver "self-talk" sabotage


Show Notes:

The Florida Center

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#004 Maggie May An Amazing Adult with FASD

fasd success show Jan 13, 2020
Meet Maggie May.  A young adult with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. In her day-to-day life, Maggie wears many hats - she is a helper, a student, a speaker and moderator of a Private Facebook Group that supports people with FASD. 

Jeff and Maggie talk about about what it's like having FASD, how she manages the symptoms associated with the disability - specifically memory and impulse control (or sometimes the lack thereof).  

Maggie also shares some amazing tips on everything from managing a meltdown to her insights on transitioning into adulthood. 

Show Notes

Want to connect with Maggie? You can find her in the Facebook Group: Flying With Broken Wings

In the interview, Maggie talks about a whiteboard that she uses as a memory tool to help her with her jobs and daily tasks. Simple strategy - big results!   

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#003 Gigi Davidson Founder of FASD Communities

fasd success show Jan 02, 2020

Housing insecurity is a serious issue for most people with special needs, but finding appropriate and supportive housing for adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is even harder to come by. Never Fear! In this episode Jeff interviews someone who is doing something about it. 

Meet Gigi Davidson. Gigi is the Founder of FASD Communities and she is going to share her story as an FASD Caregiver to a young man and how she started up a one-of-a-kind, long-term residential care home for individuals with FASD.

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FASD Communities

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#002 CanFASD Executive Director Audrey McFarlane

fasd success show Jan 02, 2020

Watch out! In this episode Jeff interviews his first guest and he's not joking around! Meet Audrey McFarlane. Audrey is the Executive Director for The Canada FASD Network. If you have ever thought to yourself, "what the heck does CanFASD even really do?" then you are in for a treat.

Listen in as Jeff and Audrey get right down to business and find out what CANFASD is up to these days and how they are burning the midnight oil on all things FASD.

Plus -- they will talk about the new FASD definition and do some serious busting... MYTH BUSTING, that is!

Thanks for tuning in!

Show Notes:

Here are the resources mentioned in the episode: 

Workforce Development Model/Online Learning

Lakeland Centre for Fetal Alcohol 

Common Messaging Guide

New Basic Definition 


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#001 Welcome to the FASD Success Show!

fasd success show Dec 11, 2019

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Caregivers assemble!

FASD Author and Educator Jeff Noble is on a mission to create as many successful FASD Caregivers as possible.

We hope you enjoy the first episode as Jeff explains exactly who this show is for... and some funny stories about how he got introduced to the FASD world! Make sure to join the team by hitting subscribe!

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