Brain Facts: A Primer on the Brain and Nervous System
...Brain Facts is also a valuable educational resource used by high school teachers and students. The 2008 edition updates all sections and includes new information on brain development, learning and memory, language, neurological and psychiatric illnesses, potential therapies and...
Carmen Rasmussen - Diffusion Tensor Imaging
...be gathered by this process. She shares research studies (University of Alberta) that show how DTI can provide information about the structural brain differences in those living with FASD and information about the effects that prenatal alchol exposure can have on the pathways in the brain.
Carmen Rasmussen - Saccadic Eye Movements
...function. She then speaks about a very telling saccadic eye movement study that demonstrates the differences in the brain function of children with FASD, ADHD and those with typically developed brains.
A primary disability is a functional deficit that is a result of permanent brain injury. A primary disability affects how a student learns. This video explores the learning and behaviour patterns of a brain affected by FASD.
Kim Barthel - Speaking about the Brain
Kim Barthel speaks about the brain and FASD. A video excerpt from the 2009 POPFASD District Partner Meeting in Richmond, B.C.
Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): A Comprehensive Guide for Pre-K - 8 Educators
...3 - Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol on Brain Development and Postnatal Function Chapter 4 - The FASD Student and the Classroom Chapter 5 - The FASD Student and Learning Issues Chapter 6 - The FASD Student and Behavioural Issues Chapter 7 - Case Study 1 Chapter 8 - Case Study 2 Chapter 9...
FASD Relationships: What I Have learned About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
...Rod Densmore offer a way to understand body and brain differences caused by prenatal alcohol exposure. His unique perspective, as both a medical practitioner and a parent of a young adult with FASD, offers teachers, parents and other professionals information on a variety of topics presented into...
Alcohol Effects on Developing Brain
Explains the effects of prenatal exposure to alcohol (a teratogen) on the developing fetus. Enhances understanding of students with FASD; this condition is life-long and brain-based so we must make appropriate, individual accommodations.
Working with People with Challenging Behaviors: A Guide for Maintaining Positive Relationships
...called “Supporting Adults with FAS and similar brain dysfunction” Comments 8 x 11 coil bound manual/guide format Target group is persons living with challenging behaviours, their parents, educators and caregivers. Order Hard copy: phone 250-743-1667 or email firstname.lastname@example.org; cost...
What Parents and Caregivers Need to Know About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
...This book describes how FASD affects the brain and provides strategies to assist caregivers to decrease their child’s frustration and increase opportunities for success. This book includes strategies, stories and quotes from parents and caregivers who are caring for children and youth...
Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Guide to FASD for Parents, Carers, and Professionals
...is and the alcohol effects on the developing brain. It then moves on to a section on assessment and diagnosis, which is then followed by a strategies/supports section. Finally, the book provides suggestions/recommendations regarding future policy and practice. Some of the chapter titles...
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Educational Strategies
...5 - Executive Functions Section 6 - Brain-based Teaching Methods Section 7 - Social Skills and Behaviour Comments Great section on executive functions and ideas around teaching students specific strategies. Order Hard copy: contact the Center for Disabilities 1-800-658-3080 or email...
9 Lives, Full Circle
...has Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders which is brain damage caused by prenatal exposure to alcohol. Josh must find a way to manage his disability and achieve his dreams. The novel is written for preteens, teenagers, young adults, and those with low reading skills and is appropriate for...
A Shift in Approach
Understanding FASD as a brain based disability requires that we shift our thinking about students' behavior "won't' to "can't" We need to change our thinking based on a new understanding -- this change fosters more appropriate supports and less frustration.
The End of Ignorance: Multiplying our Human Potential
...In this book, he draws “on new research in brain development and calls for a re-examination of the assumptions which underlie current teaching. He pays attention to how kids pay attention, chronicles what captures their imaginations, and explains why their sense of self-confidence and...
Tough Kids and Substance Abuse: a drug awareness program for children with ARND, FAS, FAE and cognitive disabilities
...written in 2000 prior to current research on “brain-based behaviour”. Order Hard copy: The Addictions Foundation of Manitoba Library 1031 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3G 0R8 Telephone 204-944-6279 or 1-866-638-2561 Fax 204-772-0225 ISBN 1894684168 Download PDF ToughKidsBook.pdf Date...