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Teaching Students with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Teaching Students with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

A Resource Guide for Florida Educators

This resource guide provides important information to assist educators and school health care professionals in understanding FASD. Section One discusses the problems children with FASD have, provides an introduction to FASD, and explains the latest terminology. Section Two explains how and when alcohol consumption affects fetal development, brain development, and sensory integration. Section Three discusses the possible misdiagnosis and/or the co-occurring diagnosis of students with FASD, the differences in strategies depending on the diagnosis, and realistic expectations of students with FASD. Section Four discusses implications for educators and outlines strategies by age group. Section Five contains a comprehensive list of FASD resources including books, videos, support organizations, newsletters, and websites.

Guide, in English –

SOURCE ARTICLE:  Florida Department of Education