What Parents and Caregivers Need to Know About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
...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 with FASD. Download PDF What Parent and Caregivers Need to Know About Fetal...
What Educators Need to Know About FASD: Working Together to Educate Children in Manitoba with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
...for planning and working with a student with FASD Teaching FASD Prevention: provides a listing of resources for educating students about FASD Appendices and Resources Comments Adapted from Teaching Students with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Effects: A Resource Guide for Teachers (B.C. Ministry of...
Parent Interview Form
The parent interview form provides common questions that help educators to build a better understanding of their students. The form helps to start a conversation about a student and may assist in building rapport with the caregivers. Download PDF Parent Interview Form
I am a Caregiver! Caregiver Resource Guide
This guide was developed by CANFASD as a way for caregivers to access important information and resources relating to providing care for children and adults with FASD. Download PDF I am a Caregiver!
Working with People with Challenging Behaviors: A Guide for Maintaining Positive Relationships
...living with challenging behaviours, their parents, educators and caregivers. Order Hard copy: phone 250-743-1667 or email firstname.lastname@example.org; cost is $39.95 (plus shipping) There is a 25% discount if four or more copies are ordered from one location, a greater discount can be...
Healthy Bodies: A Parent's Guide on Puberty for Boys/Girls with Disabilities
...What's that Smell? Boys Will be Boys Girls edition Oh Please, Not Here! Peers, Hormones, and Mood Swings The Female Exam and Menstrual Control Comments A great toolkit for caregivers that provide resources and tips on how to talk to boys/girls about these sensitive topics. Download PDF Boys...
FASD Strategies, not Solutions
...is referred to as female. Contains 19 chapters, a glossary, other resources and online support. To Order Hard copy: humanservices.alberta.ca (no charge but copies may be limited) Download: humanservices.alberta.ca
Welcome to Child & Youth Mental Health Services
...children's mental illness, child and youth mental health services are offered throughout British Columbia by the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD). These services provide a wide range of community-based specialized mental health services to mentally ill children and their...
...para-professionals access information about autism spectrum disorders. The website includes resources, a list of workshop opportunities, a list of services, a blog and several excellent eLearning modules. Many of the resources and teaching strategies may be applicable to some students with FASD.
The Teacher's Guide to Student Mental Health
...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 diagnosed and successfully...
Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Guide to FASD for Parents, Carers, and Professionals
...section. Finally, the book provides suggestions/recommendations regarding future policy and practice. Some of the chapter titles include: What is FASD? FASD Across the Lifespan Tools and Strategies for Success Order Hard copy: contact Odin Books at 1-800-223-6346 or www.odinbooks.com $33.95
Teaching to Diversity
...Specialist Association. Purpose of the website maximize support for all students in the BC education system, especially those who receive Special Education, Learning Assistance or ESL services provide teachers with access to information about teaching to diversity provide resources that can...
FASD Relationships: What I Have learned About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
...Himmelreich DVD Power Point Slides Relevant FASD brain biology differences Music and FASD Insights from FASD Stakeholders Interpersonal Affiliation Systems and FASD Genetics and FASD Terminology, diagnosis, epidemiology and pathogenesis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) for health...
Programming for Students with Special Needs Book 3: Individual Program Planning
...7: Making Goals Meaningful, Measurable and Manageable Chapter 8: Planning for Transitions Chapter 10: Getting off to a Good Start in Early Childhood Services (ECS) Chapter 12: Promising Practices for Junior and Senior High School Comments Comprehensive Manual format (8.5"x11") 12...
Making the Right Choices: A Grade 5 – 8 Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Prevention Curriculum
...strategies, glossary and letter to parents several of the lessons are based on differentiated instruction techniques in Manitoba, suggested use is a thematic unit as part of the English Language Arts Curriculum or PE/Health Education Accompanied by two booklets: Jeremy and Joey: a...
Youth with FASD and a parent speak about their school experiences and what worked well. Their stories clearly support the importance of understanding the learner and providing appropriate accommodations.
Where the Heart Is - FASD and other parenting challenges
...the Heart Is” Comments 8 x 11” hard copy coil bound Variety of topics and exercises. Comes with DVD that is 23 minutes and covers most of the topics in the handbook through interviews with parents and tips from facilitators. Target audience is facilitators working with parents. Order Hard...
Brief Guidelines for Caregivers Who are Emotionally Fragile
Excerpt: Some individuals who display fragile emotional states appear to take their own stability from the stability and certainty of whoever is in their immediate surroundings. They seem to function like an "emotional mirror", reflecting the emotional certainty of their caregiver, in the moment. Th
Mental Health in Schools: Engaging Learners, Preventing Problems, and Improving Schools
For many children, schools are the main or only providers of mental health services. In this visionary and comprehensive book, two nationally known experts describe a new approach to school-based mental health—one that better serves students, maximizes resources, and promotes academic performance.
It's So Much Work To Be Your Friend
...skills on the homefront: Dealing with parents, siblings, and other strangers. Social skills at school: Reading, 'riting and 'rithmetic, and relationships. There are 13 chapters. Some of the chapter titles include: Anxiety: A cause and consequence of social isolation Language...
Educating Children and Young People with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
...fetal alchol spectrum disorders impact on learning Chapter 4 - A teaching and learning framework to support children and young people with FASD Chapter 6 - Family Dynamics: the support needs and experiences of the families of children with FASD Order Hard copy: Amazon Canada
Aboriginal Approaches: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
...a wide variety of topics ranging from parenting tips to articles describing effective practices across Canada; focus is on the stories of real people and how they live and work with FASD; very positive and success oriented; validation of aboriginal approaches, knowledge and culture; target...
Understanding Mental Health: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
...behavioral, and physical impairments of FASD, as well as new research, treatments and methods for managing behavioral issues. A chapter on caring for others addresses children dealing with parents, siblings, or foster siblings with an FASD diagnosis. Comments This book gives an overview of...
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
...make healthy choices and do not directly address FASD. Strategies at the Grades 4 – 6, Grades 7 – 9, and Grades 10 – 12 focus on building skills for healthy choices and integrate content and activities that directly address FASD. Note: This resource may be suitable for use with BC learning...
Reach to Teach: Educating Elementary and Middle School Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
...organized in 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...
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: A Collection of Information
...and Putting it All Together. There are many useful worksheets and practical applications. Comments This is a superb resource for teachers, parents and other professionals who are working with people with FASD. Order Hard copy: FASCETS Inc at 503-621-1271; $35.00 (US) or www.fascets.org
...workbooks have a comparable number of pages. POPFASD Note: We have not had experience using the materials – we are simply presenting information. If you have used these materials, please share your experiences with us! Student review of materials — A student currently in Math 8 reviewed...
Assessment of a Professional Development Program for Teachers of Elementary Students Diagnosed with FASD
Would increasing teachers' understanding of FASD and then providing ongoing mentor support throughout a school year improve outcomes for students with FASD?
Carmen Rasmussen - Saccadic Eye Movements
...saccadic eye movement study that demonstrates the differences in the brain function of children with FASD, ADHD and those with typically developed brains.
But Michael Makes Me Laugh
...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 + $3.00 shipping
Birds of a Feather Play Together
Contents Step-by-step directions with visuals for the following activities: mailboxes flower shop matching sounds pinecone birdfeeders milk jug birdfeeders colour tubes garden worms goop Humpty Dumpty eggs play dough the learning purpose and sensory development is included for each activity Comments
9 Lives, I Will Survive
...of adopted children, birth parents, and adoptive parents. The novel is written for preteens, teenagers, young adults, and those with low reading skills and is appropriate for individuals living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and their parents, teachers, therapists, and social workers. Due...
HIV/AIDS Prevention Resources for Educators: Reaching Students With Special Learning Needs
...of people with disabilities through our direct services, community partnerships, advocacy, research and publications. Contents a number of downloadable resources available, such as: Money and Income Supports Health and Wellness many resources listed Download PDF 2007-08fallwint.pdf via...
Carmen Rasmussen - Diffusion Tensor Imaging
...(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.
Tough Kids and Substance Abuse: a drug awareness program for children with ARND, FAS, FAE and cognitive disabilities
...or redesigning environments for students with FASD Comments 8 x 11 format, coil bound. Many worksheets. Note: 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...
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.
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
Slow Processing Pace
Many students with FASD have difficulty with processing and auditory pace. This video provides samples of accommodations for the teacher to use.
Carmen Rasmussen - The Math Interactive Learning Experience (MILE) Program
...strategy use, reasoning,...
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Management and Policy Pespectives of FASD
...Prevalence, and Economic Aspects of FASD Causes and Diagnosing of FASD Prevention Policies and Programs FASD and the Legal System Research Needed on FASD Personal Views from People Living with FASD Appendix Index Each of the six parts includes several articles; each article includes...
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): Across the Lifespan
...be improved? What are the consequences of FASD for individuals, their families, and society? How can FASD be prevented? What policy options could more effectively support individuals with FASD and their families across the lifespan? What further research into FASD is needed? Order Hard...
Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): A Comprehensive Guide for Pre-K - 8 Educators
...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 - Strategies for Other Educational...
Talking About Special Education: Volume 2: Talking About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: An Information Handbook
Contents What is FASD? FASD identification Understanding people with FASD Basic needs of persons with FASD Teaching students with FASD Supporting behavioural changes Sample IEP ... and much more Order Hard copy: www.fnesc.ca $3.00 (Can.) Download PDF FASD Booklet
So You Have Been Diganosed with FASD Now What? – A handbook of hopeful strategies for youth and young adults
...more about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). It also offers strategies that those with FASD can use to better understand themselves, improve relationships, manage feelings, do better in school and live a healthy life. Includes information, strategies, several activities and quizzes....
ADHD and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
...presentation of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders(FASD) i.e Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ARND). The book particularly addresses the co-occurring presence of ADHD in patients with FASD. The authors are all experienced professionals from a wide range...
You Can Do It Too
...and at home; the latter does not understand FASD and has no strategies in place to help with his frustration. The former explains FASD in language and pictures that are easy to understand for children around the ages of 8 and above. Comments Uses comic book style with cartoon characters....
Promoting Executive Function in the Classroom
...the classroom is included References are also included Many practical strategies and samples Comments This is a resource for (teachers and parents) K-12 who are working with learners with executive function difficulties. 8 x 10.5" format. Order Hard copy: www.guilford.com
Alex's Success Story
Learn about how Alex's 1 Grade experience was turned around through cooperation with his parents, teachers and community supports.
49 Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child
Contents Wonderful phrases that include the following examples: "Close your eyes. Picture this ..." and "Let's list all of the people you love" Comments A great list of phrases that parents and educators can use the help children indentify, accept and work through their anxious moments.
9 Lives, Full Circle
...with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and their parents, teachers, therapists, and social workers. Due to the sensitivity of issues raised, prescreening is recommended. As this novel is set in the United States, some references have an American historical focus. To Order Novel (softcover): $12.25...
Carmen Rasmussen - Edmonton MILE
Dr Carmen Rasmussen speaks about a study, conducted in Edmonton, that measured the effectiveness of the Math Interactive Learning Experience (MILE) program in school and home settings. The study also aimed to determine if MILE is effective without the parent involvement component and if MILE has any
9 Lives, Cat Tales
...with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and their parents, teachers, therapists, and social workers. Due to the sensitivity of issues raised, prescreening is recommended. As this novel is set in the United States, some references have an American historical focus. To Order Novel (softcover): $12.25...
What is FASD?
To improve the educational success of learners with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum (FASD), we have to understand FASD. This eLearning video shares current research and explains the common language of FASD in order to help you develop a better understanding of how this condition may affect learning.
FASD Toolkit for Aboriginal Families
Contents uses a Medicine Wheel to help front-line community workers explore issues, and find and apply appropriate tools and supports to address FASD at the community level overview of FASD characteristics and patterns at different stages of life assessment: relationship…advocacy strategies…home
This video provides introductory information about sensory processing. We are working on a follow-up video that will provide more specific information about sensory profiles and appropriate accommodations.
Julie Conry - IQ Tests: What Are They Good For?
Dr. Julie Conry provides information about what IQ tests measure and how IQ tests may provide important information in getting a clearer picture of 'who' our students are.
Making a Difference: Working with Students who have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
...to the topic Meeting the Challenge Families and FASD Trying a different approach Establishing structure Observing behaviour Interpreting behaviour The physical environment Using concrete language FASD and memory Academic and social skills Transitions Measuring success Resources: includes...
Speaking and Learning the FASD Way
...Skills for Success Learning the FASD Way Resources Comments Many 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...
The Canada Northwest FASD Network
The Canada Northwest FASD Research Network aims to build research capacity across Western Canada and the Territories to address high priority research questions, to devise more effective prevention and support strategies for women, for individuals with FASD and their families, and to better inform...
Re: defining Success: A team approach to supporting students with FASD
..."Help school staff build an understanding of FASD", "Support positive behaviour", and "Support learning at home" Also has chapters called "Tools". Some of the Tools titles are: "Answering Basic Questions About FASD", "Interest Inventory", and "Individual Student Support Plan" This strategy...
Programming for Students with Special Needs Book 10: Teaching Students with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Building Strengths, Creating Hope
Contents What is FASD? Key concepts for planning 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...
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Educational Strategies
Contents Section 1 - Educating Students with an FASD Section 2- Functional Assessment Section 3 - Environmental Modification Section 4 - Communication Section 5 - Executive Functions Section 6 - Brain-based Teaching Methods Section 7 - Social Skills and Behaviour Comments Great section on executive...
Dan Dubovsky - Mental Health Disorders and FASD
Dan Dubovsky speaks about how typical treatments for mental health disorders are not appropriate if FASD is a co-occurring diagnosis.
Teaching Social Skills - Elementary
Many learners with FASD struggle with social skills due to difficulties with social awareness, complex expression of feelings, understanding directions, social cues and fast-paced conversations. In this module, we highlight a framework for working with learners with FASD to help them acquire the...
Teaching Social Skills - Secondary
Many leaners with FASD struggle with social skills due to difficulties with social awareness, complex expression of feelings, understanding directions, social cues and fast-paced conversations. In this video, we highlight a framework for working with learners with FASD to help them acquire the...
General Guidelines for Supporting Adults with FASD
Excerpt: Adults with FASD tend to not be internally organized. They tend to “take on” the role of influential persons in their environment that are accepting and friendly. They have limited judgment about the consequences of their own actions. They have little ability to be affected by their...
...It incorporates information from the field of FASD and effective student planning practices. The purpose for the tool is to guide a constructive and positive conversation about a student, focusing on the student's strengths and needs. The tool is most effectively used when all team members have...
Christine Lilley - DSM-5 and FASD
Dr. Christine Lilley shares information about the significant changes to the DSM as it relates to FASD.
Dan Dubovsky - Comparing ODD, ADHD, and FASD
Dan Dubovsky compares the differences between ODD, ADHD, and FASD.
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.
Developing the IEP (Part 3) - Planning and Conducting
Explains how to plan and conduct an IEP meeting. Provides tips and reminders for preparing for and running the meeting. Part 3 of 9.
The LEIC Wheel is a desktop application that provides a visual representation of the learner's perceived functional and developmental age in a number of different categories. This data can be saved, and exported as a PDF. It compliments the LEIC Planning page. The application is available for Window
Secondary Student Interview Form
Comments A great way to collect information about student that may help the planning process. The information gained by using this form provides information that will help educators establish stronger connnections with their students and to help engage students in their learning. Download PDF Second
Nathan Ory - Why Typical Behavioural Approaches May Not Work
Nathan Ory speaks about why typical behavioural approaches may not work and provides ideas on how to make your interventions more effective.
Information for Administrators Brochure
An informative brochure designed to provide Administrators with key information regarding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Download PDF Information for Administrators Brochure
Relaxation Exercises (Trauma Center)
Content Along with a great explanation of why we need to relax, this resource provides tips for relaxation and an exercise to help us with progressive muscle relaxation. Comment A great resource, created by the Trauma Center, that shares information about the importance of relaxation and some ideas
Developing the IEP (Part 2) - Preplanning
Provides an overview of the Preplanning phase of IEP development. Enhances understanding of the process for collecting information about the learner and how this information allows the IEP team to develop an effective and appropriate IEP. Part 2 of 9.
Developing the IEP (Part 1) - Theory and Practice Overview
Provides an overview of the Individual Education Planning eLearning modules and introduces our fictional case study learner. Part 1 of 9.
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
Elementary Student Interview Form
...educators establish stronger connnections with their students. Downloads [PDF Elementary Student Interview Form](https://static.fasdoutreach.ca/www/images/resource-thumbnails/elementary-student-interview-form/Elementary_Student_Interview.pdf)
Explains the developmental “gaps” between the student’s chronological and developmental age in different domains (eg. life skills, expressive language etc). Uses a case study with a teacher and a youth care worker. Introduces the LEIC analysis. Provides an example of the necessity of really kn
Provides, from a student's perspective, some strategies that may help a student who has attention difficulties. This video features the drawings of Nathan Fehr.
Developing the IEP (Part 6) - Evaluating
Provides an overview of the process of monitoring, reviewing, and revising the IEP. Ongoing evaluation of the plan and learner ensures that the IEP develops along with the learner. Part 6 of 9.
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
The Accessible 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 th
Julie Conry - Case Studies: IQ Scores & Three Students
Dr. Julie Conry describes 3 case study examples that demonstrate how IQ test scores can provide important information about a student's level of function.
Developing the IEP (Part 7) - Reporting
Provides a brief description of the reporting process for a student with an IEP. Part 7 of 9.
Developing the IEP (Part 4) - Goals and Objectives
Provides an explanation of goals and objectives and some tips for writing effective goals and objectives. Our case study learner is used to demonstrate some effective IEP goals. Part 4 of 9.
Developing the IEP (Part 8) - Transitioning
Enhances understanding of the transitioning process at key points in the learner's development and provides tips and resources for planning transitioning. Part 8 of 9.
The MOFAS website contains a Resources page that provides access to some useful Brochures and Factsheets, Public Awareness posters, Books and Videos, and much more.
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre
The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre is a provincial resource centre that provides mental health and substance use information, resources, and peer support to children, youth and their families from across BC.
Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention (2nd Edition)
A practical resource for educators that inlcudes information about executuve function skills, assessment ideas, and intervention at the level of the environment, the individual student, and the whole classroom. The resource provides several reproducible assessment tools, checklists, and planning she
The End of Ignorance: Multiplying our Human Potential
John Mighton is the founder of JUMP Math, a system of learning based on fostering emergent intelligence. 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, chro
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.
FASD & Stigma: Why Do Pregnant Women Drink?
A woman’s decision to consume alcohol during pregnancy is highly stigmatized. This video takes a rare and respectful look at the individual circumstances that surround the choice to drink.
Research-based Interventions for Children and Youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Revealing the Gap
...et al conducted a systematic review to identify research-based interventions for children and youth with FASD. Order Hard copy: The study is available for purchase at onlinelibrary.wiley.com
West Coast Alternate Cook Book - Volumes One and Two
...is a school designed to work with students with FASD. The inspiration for this cookbook came from a cooking class. When one of the students wondered if they would remember all the recipes from the classes, the group thought it would be a great idea to put a cookbook together with images to help....
A curriculum guide designed to support girls' physical activity and healthy living. While this guide is not specifically designed for individuals with FASD it has many concrete activities, allows for individual response and has many resources, ideas, and activities. Downloads PDF Take Care
Living with FASD: Drawing Hope
Contents A collection of five comics based on stories told by members of the Whitecrow Village Community. The stories are about struggling in school, the importance of friendship, and receiving support from friends and family. Comments Comic book format. Project made possible through a grant from th
A brochure that outlines strategies for improving communication with learner's with FASD and other complex learning needs. Download PDF Communication Brochure
A Time to Run
A great novel for upper intermediate to secondary students. The book tells the story of how a relationship between a boy with FASD and a boy who is the star athlete, helps them both. To Order lornaschultznicholson.com
The story of a young woman's experiences living with FASD and how a web of support has helped her to be successful.
Dan Dubovsky - The Approach
Dan Dubovsky speaks about an approach that we all need to use in our work with individuals with FASD.
Explains how to establish classroom routines. Routines are an important part of establishing the structure that our learners with FASD depend on.
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.
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.
Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (CIFASD)
...approaches for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), through multidisciplinary research involving basic, behavioral and clinical investigators and projects. Contents Information about their key research projects, including animal studies and 3-D facial imaging Website also includes videos, data...
Dan Dubovsky - Common Strengths of Students with FASD
Dan Dubovsky talks about the importance of looking for and utilizing the incredible strengths our students possess.
Evidence and Art: Merging Forces in Pediatric Therapy
...therapy, sensory processing and neurobiology with practice. Audience is those working with diverse populations such as FASD and other complex disorders. Order Hard copy: firstname.lastname@example.org; ISBN: 0-9735613
Dan Dubovsky - Strategies for Improving Outcomes
Dan Dubovsky shares a number of practical and universal strategy ideas for working with people who live with FASD.
Dan Dubovsky - Rewards and Consequences
Dan Dubovsky speaks about why rewards and consequences may not work well for our students living with FASD