Re: defining Success: A team approach to supporting students with FASD
..."Interest Inventory", and "Individual Student Support Plan" This strategy guide is for mentors, support workers and coaches who are working with school-aged children and youth who are affected by Fetal Alcohol Specturm Disorder. This guide complements the Alberta Education resource for...
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
Aboriginal Approaches: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
...Program that is designed around a Medicine Wheel Support, Education and Healing – story of workshop presenter Della Maguire The Aboriginal Family as Medicine – story of a family raising 7 children - 4 with FAS Coming out of the Box – story told by Francis Perry who was adopted into a white...
Educating Children and Young People with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
...cause, and prevalence Chapter 3 - Understanding how 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...
HIV/AIDS Prevention Resources for Educators: Reaching Students With Special Learning Needs
Our mission is to support people, with all disabilities, to live with dignity, independence and as equal and full participants in the community. We champion issues impacting the lives of people with disabilities through our direct services, community partnerships, advocacy, research and...
...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 workbooks and a Teacher’s Guide. There are three essential aspects to the JUMP Math approach: concepts and skills are...
The Teacher's Guide to Student Mental Health
...Dikel outlines a general philosophy and supportive educational processes that fit well with current educational initiatives in BC. Although the book is written from an American perspective in relation to educational services designation and supports, it outlines valuable information that...
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.
Accessible Resource Centre – British Columbia
...to print in BC classrooms. The goal of ARC-BC is to provide BC students with perceptual disabilities and the educators supporting them with high quality digital alternate format materials based on the BC K-12 curriculum.
But Michael Makes Me Laugh
...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
The Canada Northwest FASD Network
...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 policy.
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).
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.
FASD Strategies, not Solutions
...of FASD. For ease of reading, the child 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
FASD Toolkit for Aboriginal Families
...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, community and school mobilization of community lots of...
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): Across the Lifespan
...policy options could more effectively support individuals with FASD and their families across the lifespan? What further research into FASD is needed? Order Hard copy: firstname.lastname@example.org ; $25.00 flat fee (postage included) Download PDF...
It's So Much Work To Be Your Friend
...is useful information for those seeking to support children with other disabilities as well. This resource provides much information on how friendships develop and why children have social skills difficulties. It also provides many examples that help to understand the child's...
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.
The Kids in My Class II: Students with Low Incidence Special Needs in regular classrooms
...Syndromes Each section has a description, definition, characteristics, instructional strategies and behavioural strategies; some also have environmental strategies, case studies and supports/interventions. Internet resources are included. Target audience: regular classroom...
Living with FASD: Drawing Hope
...the importance of friendship, and receiving support from friends and family. Comments Comic book format. Project made possible through a grant from the Victoria Foundation. Order Hard copy The Healthy Aboriginal Network 3240 Comox Rd. Courtenay, BC, V9N 3P8 email:...
Making a Difference: Working with Students who have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
...success Resources: includes references for each chapter, “Eight Magic Keys”, bibliography, reviews of other manuals, “Support Plan for the Environment” and a list of Yukon First Nations Comments Many strategies and personal stories. Download PDF...
Mind Your Mind
Mind Your Mind is a space for youth and young adults (14-24) to find support when going through tough times.
The Newly Non-Drinking Girl’s Guide to Pregnancy
...on surviving birthdays and finding sobriety support at home, this is the perfect book for anyone who finds herself pregnant. Includes 50 fun recipes for mocktails. Comments Easy-to-read format and print. 5” x 7”; 232 pages. Reading level about grades 8 – 9. Target audience is older...
Planification de transition pour les jeunes ayant des besoins particuliers: guide de soutien communautaire
Ministère du Développement de l’enfance et de la famille de la Colombie-Britannique, PDF support_guide_french.pdf
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
Teaching to Diversity
...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 be used by...
A great website full of information to help you: learn more about mental health disorders; live with mental health disorders; and support someone living with mental health disorders.
Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Guide to FASD for Parents, Carers, and Professionals
...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 include: What is FASD? FASD Across the Lifespan Tools and Strategies for Success Order Hard copy: contact Odin...
Working with People with Challenging Behaviors: A Guide for Maintaining Positive Relationships
...concepts 7 appendices, including one 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...
You Can Do It Too
...equal in size or smaller than the comparison picture of a child without facial characteristics. Order Hard copy: $1.00 plus shipping FASD Family Support, Education and Counselling Program Phone: 250-582-8658 ext. 2 Fax: 204-586-1874 Email: email@example.com Download an order form
The story of a young woman's experiences living with FASD and how a web of support has helped her to be successful.
Alex's Success Story
Learn about how Alex's 1 Grade experience was turned around through cooperation with his parents, teachers and community supports.
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?
How Children and Adults Can Build Core Capabilities for Life
Description of excecutive function/self regulation skills and how we build them. This short video supports the importance of "The 8 Keys".
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
General Guidelines for Supporting Adults with FASD
...to be affected by their own limited knowledge of those consequences. Download PDF supportadultsfasd.pdf
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
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.
Sesame Street in Communities
...concentrating on simple coping skills for 'big feelings'. The focus is on skills to manage emotion, rather than on what caused the emotion. A resource for adults to support children. The first 2 sentences on the website state: "When a child endures a traumatic experience, the whole family...