ARTICLE TAG

helen ramaglia

11/6/2013

Raising Adrian – My Own Experience with FASD in America

The Imprint concludes five-part series on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) from Helen Ramaglia, an advocate for foster youth and a member of our Blogger Co-Op. Click here to read Part 1, here to read Part 2, here to read Part 3, and here to read Part 4.

10/28/2013

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in America, Pt. 4: Educating Students with FASD

The Imprint is featuring a five-part series on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) from Helen Ramaglia, an advocate for foster youth and a member of our Blogger Co-Op. Click here to read Part 1, here to read Part 2, and here to read Part 3.

10/21/2013

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in America, Pt. 3: The Criminal Justice System

The Imprint is featuring a five-part series on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) from Helen Ramaglia, an advocate for foster youth and a member of our Blogger Co-Op. Click here to read Part 1, and here to read Part 2.

10/4/2013

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in America – A Silent Crisis

In the coming weeks, The Imprint will feature a five-part series on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders from Helen Ramaglia, an advocate for foster youth and a member of our Blogger Co-Op.

7/11/2013

Suicide and the Foster Child

In 1962, under a bridge, in the back seat of a neighbor’s car, a tiny, feisty baby girl came into this world. A fragile little baby so tiny, that she was kept in a shoe box.

7/1/2013

The Healing Effects of Alumni in the Lives of Foster Children

I just returned from a conference in Orlando where I trained and empowered approximately 150 Florida foster/adoptive youth. As I sit back and digest the events that unexpectedly unfolded, I realize, it is I who has learned the greatest lesson of all.

6/19/2013

The Other Side of Sibling Separation in Foster Care

Whenever possible, I think it is very important to keep sibling groups together in foster care. However, there are many sides to this particular coin. Coming from the foster care world, there are sides to this story that many are unaware of.

5/21/2013

Every Foster Child is a Success Story Just Waiting to Happen

I am often asked the question: “What was it that made the difference?” Meaning, when the failure rate for foster children is so incredibly high, how were you able to beat the odds?

5/15/2013

Domestic Violence and My Motherless Mother’s Day

My mother, Diane Gaye Charbonneau Hall, was born on December 20, 1936. I have been told she was a beautiful French woman, that she was tall, thin, quiet and sweet. I have a picture of her in my living room and in the picture she’s beautiful.