On April 4, 2013, Barb Clark, FASD Family Resource Coordinator for the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS), presented an informational webinar about Fetal Spectrum Disorder (FASD). This webinar was recorded and is available on our resource page. Description: Do you know what FASD is? Can you describe one symptom of someone with an FASD? Did you know that there are myths and facts surrounding FASD? This training will help to answer those questions and will provide strategies and resource information for you or someone that you know. FASD is preventable. You can help!
The 2013-14 Getting Ready for Kindergarten calendar offers a number of daily, no- or low-cost activity ideas that parents can do with their young children. Each month focuses on a theme, such as daily reading, developing large muscles, playing learning games, and using school tools-pencils, scissors, and paper. The Getting Ready for Kindergarten calendar features the artwork of children's author/illustrator, Nancy Carlson. Download the order form below and share with friends and family! Orders are due May 10, 2013.
We love our children and we hate to see them struggle, right? But are we harming them in the long run by making things too easy for them? Greg Lais, founding director of Wilderness Inquiry, thinks so and has spent the past 35 years taking people of all ages and abilities into nature to meet real challenges, build confidence through competence and discover new possibilities in themselves. You won’t want to miss Greg’s rich discussion with Marti & Erin, which may change your thinking about the real gifts you can give your children, whether they are toddlers or teens.