Centering Kids: Advice from the experts at The Florida Center for Early Childhood

Centering Kids: Our Disabilities Don't Define Us

September 01, 2021 Merab Season 1 Episode 10
Centering Kids: Advice from the experts at The Florida Center for Early Childhood
Centering Kids: Our Disabilities Don't Define Us
Show Notes

In this episode of Centering Kids, host Kristen Theisen kicks of Fetal Alchohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness month by interviewing author and activist Lucas Boyce.

Boyce, who now serves as the Assistant to the County Administrator of Orange County, one of the largest counties in Florida, discusses growing up in foster care, overcoming countless obstacles including early childhood in foster care, living with FASD, and navigating the world as a black man. In addition, Boyce discusses how he managed to accomplish his childhood dream of flying on Airforce One and working for the National Basketball Association.

Show notes:
You can find a copy of Boyce's book  here "Living Proof: From Foster Care to the Whitehouse and MBA"

For more information about wearing red shoes on September 9, 2021, and other ways to bring awareness to FASD, visit www.redshoesrock.com

Click here to learn more information about the FASD Respect Act

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