Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: A resource collection

.Visit the Maternal and Child Health Library for key resources on FASD, including websites; fact sheets and brochures; screening, diagnosis, surveillance, intervention, and training tools; and prevention-education materials (in both English and non-English languages). http://mchlibrary.info/guides/fasd.html … [Read more...]

Educating elementary and middle school children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Reach to Teach: Educating Elementary and Middle School Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders is a valuable resource for parents and teachers to use in educating elementary and middle school children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). The booklet provides a basic introduction to FASD, and provides tools to enhance communication between parents and teachers. (April 2011) http://fascenter.samhsa.gov/documents/Reach_To_Teach_Final_011107.pdf … [Read more...]

Fetal alcohol syndrome: Online courses and resources

Need to know more about FASD? Visit the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center, whose goal is to provide education and training on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. To meet this objective, the FASD Center has developed online courses, educational materials, and training and technical assistance resources. The online course is FASD: The Course (7 modules and a video library; for health, mental health, and social service providers, educators, … [Read more...]

FASD: What school systems should know about affected students

This 1-pager summarizes how educators can address the special learning needs and behavioral problems to help children with fetal alcohol syndrome disorder (FASD) reach their maximum potential. (posted October 11, 2012)http://www.nofas.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/students-school.pdf  … [Read more...]

Helping your kids understand their sibling’s fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

This 16-page resource guide includes suggestions for parents about discussing FASD with siblings. It also lists the challenges faced by children with an FASD, and the fears, pressures, and confusion often felt by siblings. (posted November 5, 2012) http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content//SMA06-4246/SMA06-4246.pdf  … [Read more...]

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