Carl Hnatyshyn (10 October 2019) Pathways program helps those with fetal alcohol disorder. Resource worker Amber Arnold hopes to change that reality by speaking, creating programs and holding events to make Sarnia-Lambton into what she calls an FASD-informed community. This Week: Sarnia and Lambton County.
Category: Strategies and Interventions
Healthcare Improvement Scotland (2019) RESOURCE: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): A booklet for parents, carers and families of children and young people exposed to alcohol during pregnancy.
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Kate Kyle (July 2019) Yellowknife, Canada. ‘You’re not alone: New program helps foster kids with FASD prepare for life on their own’. CBC News
Kevin Christie (19 June 2019) Foetal alcohol support hub launched to help parents. The Scotsman.
Liz Raines (11 June 2019) ‘Workshops offer guidance to caregivers for those with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders‘. Video interview KTVA The Voice of Alaska.
CE Hewitt (Prof) (2019-2020) ‘Current Research Project – MRC: Evaluation of a Tailored Support Intervention for Looked after Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders’. University of York, UK ����
1. Respect, build a relationship, and understand the learner: · acknowledge the learner’s developmental levels in various domains · spend time getting to know your learner · understand the needs and the feelings of the learner · give praise for steps taken · teach that mistakes are normal and help us to learn · get […]
The Right job with the Right Employer is a critical aspect of sustainable employment for a person with FASD. In many disability employment organisations, highlighting strengths and minimising areas for improvement is the standard mantra. However with FASD it is important to also identify the areas where the individual has problems and ensure the employer is aware of them and how to manage them at work. The employer also needs to understand why these areas cause problems and what needs to be in place (accommodations) to ensure that neither the employer or the employee is affected negatively.