Teaching Kids with Mental Health & Learning Disorders in the Regular Classroom: How to Recognize, Understand, and Help Challenged (and Challenging) Students Succeed
Written for all classroom teachers, this book helps you understand generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), nonverbal learning disability (NVLD), Asperger’s syndrome, depression, ADHD, and other mental health issues and learning problems. Learn how to recognize the symptoms, respond appropriately, and...
Promoting Executive Function in the Classroom
...Challenge for 21st Century Teachers Creating a Classroomwide Executive Function Culture That Fosters Strategy Use, Motivation and Resilience Part Two Scaffolding Executive Function Processes into the Curriculum Content (goal setting, organizing, remembering, shifting and flexible problem-...
The Kids in My Class II: Students with Low Incidence Special Needs in regular classrooms
...some also have environmental strategies, case studies and supports/interventions. Internet resources are included. Target audience: regular classroom teacher Comments Note: The series also includes “Aboriginal Kids in My Class” and “ESL Kids in My Class” Download PDF Download
Reach to Teach: Educating Elementary and Middle School Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
...six sections: Introduction to FASD FASD in the Classroom Strategies for Improving School Success Reach to Teach: Applying Successful Strategies References Resources Two case studies are used throughout to exemplify issues and applications of strategies. The information is presented in simple and...
The Kids in My Class: Students with diverse needs in regular classrooms
...for all, planning sheets, websites for teachers and a glossary. Target audience: regular classroom teacher Download PDF Download
Classroom environment can have a positive and negative impact on learning for children with FASD. This video discusses strategies for managing classroom environment to support learners with FASD.
This video speaks to the importance of observation in the classroom and how the observational information can be used to improve instructional decisions.
Explains how to establish classroom routines. Routines are an important part of establishing the structure that our learners with FASD depend on.
This video explains the importance of classroom transitions and demonstrates how to teach transitions to a group of students. Special thanks to Jennie Boulanger (SD 41 teacher), her class, and Margaret Sundberg (SD 41 District Learning Support Teacher and POPFASD District Partner).
The Teacher's Guide to Student Mental Health
...how they manifest within the school setting, and classroom interventions and services that are most likely to be effective for these students. Contents “The key message in this book is that mental health disorders in children and adolescents are real, that they can be identified, correctly...
Taxi Dog Educational Program
...program are to promote: A caring, compassionate, classroom environment, children's social and emotional learning, children's self-regulation, and Learning Readiness. Contents The components of the Taxi Dog program includes: Video Stories Maxi Hand Puppets (one per student) Storybooks Instructional...
Shelley Moore - What is Inclusion?
Shelley Moore explains inclusion in the context of classrooms and schools.
Teaching for the Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Grades 1 – 12: A Resource for Teachers of Health and Life Skills, and Career and Life Management
...has not used this program in the classroom – if you know of anyone who has used this, please invite the person to “post a comment”. Order Hard copy: The Learning Resources Centre, $12.85; ISBN 9780778513445; ISBN – 10: 0778513440; online order #46747; see website at:...
Speaking and Learning the FASD Way
...strategies and tools for the classroom teacher. Note: Written by a BC teacher with over twenty five years experience working with students with FASD. Great stories, strategies and concrete tools. Order www.redleadbooks.com Hard copy: ISBN: 10-8059-8277-9; $10.00 US To order the...
The Ontario Ministry of Education has developed a K-12 resource guide to provide educators with information on the early signs of mental health and addiction problems, along with strategies that can be used in the classroom to support students. Download PDF Supporting Minds
Shelley Moore - Bowling & Inclusion
Shelley Moore uses bowling as an analogy for inclusion in the classroom.
When Something’s Wrong: Strategies for Teachers
A quick reference guide of useful classroom strategies to help elementary and secondary school teachers and administrators understand and assist students with mood, behaviour or thinking problems. Contents The handbook, now in its fifth printing (2015) and up-to-date with the DSM-V, is made up of...
Trying Differently Rather Than Harder
...from "won't" to "can't" Applications for the classroom Examples of behavioural characteristics and effective adaptations Comments, questions and resources Order Hard copy: FASCETS Inc at 503-621-1271; $20.00 (US) or www.fascets.org Also now available at Odin Books 1-800-223-6346; $27.50 (Can.)...
Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): A Comprehensive Guide for Pre-K - 8 Educators
...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 - Strategies for Other Educational Professionals Comments Many strategies....
Tough Kids and Substance Abuse: a drug awareness program for children with ARND, FAS, FAE and cognitive disabilities
...POPFASD has not used this program in the classroom – if you know of anyone who has used this, please have them write a comment. Also note that the curriculum was written in 2000 prior to current research on “brain-based behaviour”. Order Hard copy: The Addictions Foundation of...
Executive Functions (Part 3)
Dr. Lynda Struthers provides some classroom support ideas to address the various aspects of executive functioning.
Cause and Effect/Impulsivity
Many students with FASD have difficulty with cause/effect and impulsivity. Uses an interview with a classroom teacher. Provides strategies for helping students who have difficulty with cause and effect and impulsivity.
But Michael Makes Me Laugh
...discussion on FASD for young children in the classroom. Comments Reading level grades 3 – 4. Target audience is children K – 7. Many illustrations. Order To purchase a hard copy: FASD Family Support Education and Counselling Program 204-582-8658 Ext. 2 email@example.com Cost: $5.00...
9 Lives Learning Opportunity Guides
Note: POPFASD has not used this program in the classroom – if you know of anyone who has used this, please invite the person to “post a comment”. Contents This resource provides learning activities and background information to open dialogues about alcohol, pregnancy, family, adoption,...
Accessible Resource Centre – British Columbia
...Resource Centre – British Columbia is a BC Ministry of Education funded response to the increasing demand for digital or alternate format alternatives to print in BC classrooms. The goal of ARC-BC is to provide BC students with perceptual disabilities and the educators supporting them...
The End of Ignorance: Multiplying our Human Potential
...provides examples of application of JUMP Math in classrooms. In the final three chapters, he critiques systemic challenges. Mighton includes appendices on research and more information on JUMP Math. For more information on JUMP Math, see jumpmath.org Order Hard copy: available through any book...
A brochure that provides strategies for setting up a classroom environment to create a supportive environment for learners with FASD and complex learning needs. Download PDF Environment Brochure
...is primarily intended for use by teachers in the classroom. JUMP Math offers a complete package of materials covering the curricula for grades 1 to 8. It can also be used as a support in after-school tutoring by schools or community organizations, or by parents at home. Each grade level has two...
Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention (2nd Edition)
...the individual student, and the whole classroom. The resource provides several reproducible assessment tools, checklists, and planning sheets. 8 x 10.5" format. Contents Chapter 1: Overview of Executive Skills Chapter 2: Assessing Executive Skills Chapter 3: Linking Assessment to...
Executive Functions (Part 2)
Lynda Struthers describes what executive functioning difficulties may look like in the classroom, specifically focusing on the areas of reading, writing, and math.
Programming for Students with Special Needs Book 10: Teaching Students with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Building Strengths, Creating Hope
...effective education programs Creating a positive classroom climate Responding to students' needs Appendices: worksheets, handouts Comments Note: be sure to also download the "Sample Professional Development Activities" which includes facilitator notes, participant's handouts, and masters for...