FASD Hope is a podcast series about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), through the lens of parent advocates with over twenty one years of living experience.
Episode 172 features Carl Young of FASD North Dakota and Family Services Network, Inc. Carl Young, a self-described introvert, calls North Dakota home, where he lives with his bride of 29 years, and is close to his five children and three grandchildren. Carl got his start in advocacy more than 15 years ago when he had to fight for care for his youngest son's mental health issues. Over time, he became active in various boards and committees at the local, state and national levels. In 2018, he and his wife founded the Family Services Network, Inc, which would become the home of FASD- North Dakota. For the last 10 years, he has been a lobbyist and educator for his state legislature in all matters related to FASD and mental health. Recently, he was honored to be granted a fellowship at the University of Utah for work on neurodivergent issues, specifically related to FASD. Carl has been on disability since 2013, with a life changing auto-immune disorder called Systemic Lupus. He may need to take frequent breaks, but doesn't let the disease slow his efforts to help others.
Learn about the exciting growth, legislation and supports of FASD North Dakota, an FASD United Affiliate!
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“HOPE FOR THE FASD JOURNEY COMMUNITY”, CO-LEAD BY NATALIE VECCHIONE AND SANDRA FLACH"
“Hope for the FASD Journey is a faith-based, membership support community for parents and caregivers of individuals prenatally exposed to alcohol and other substances. Led by Natalie Vecchione of the FASD Hope Podcast and Sandra Flach of the Adoption & Foster Care Journey Podcast— 2 moms living the FASD experience. With more than 20 years of adoptive parenting each, Natalie & Sandra offer abundant knowledge and resources to provide hope to families on this journey.“
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